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Worker complains to EEOC
Tampabay.comDecember 1, 2011

Five days later, the 30-year-old maintenance worker filed a discrimination complaint with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging the county has failed to take action to ease the hostile work environment created by the co-worker's ...more »

Tsang orders inquiry into cause of deadly fire
China DailyDecember 1, 2011

The second fire in less than a year on Fa Yuen Street in Mong Kok has reopened the question of fire safety in the city's tenements, and fire safety regulations applying to hawker stalls. Zhao Minghong, whose family fled after the outbreak, ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Affordable Care Act helps seniors save on medication
Daily Mail - CharlestonDecember 1, 2011

Perry Bryant, executive director of West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, held a press conference Wednesday at the Capitol with Sen. Dan Foster, D-Kanawha, to tout changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act. The law has many opponents ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Plans for state-run health exchange in Ark. ended
BusinessWeekDecember 3, 2011

By ANDREW DeMILLO Arkansas' insurance commissioner on Friday said he would stop trying to seek state control of a health insurance exchange required under the federal health care law after facing opposition from top Republicans in the state Legislature ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys Call Financial Crime Against ...
PR Web (press release)December 3, 2011

...insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, Social Security disability, stock fraud, truck accident injury, workers' compensation and wrongful death. Bowling Green nursing home abuse lawyer , Louisville nursing home neglect ...more »

Living Wills
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San Francisco Minimum Wage Hike Sets National Record
Huffington PostDecember 1, 2011

This automatic increase is the result of a law passed by San Francisco voters in 2004 that tied the city's minimum wage to inflation, hence its inevitable, yearly upward creep. San Francisco joins eight other states (including Colorado, ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Senate GOP Offers Alternative Payroll Tax Cut Bill
Accounting TodayDecember 1, 2011

It would also do means testing of unemployment benefits and Medicare. “The President and Democrats in Congress are saying we ought to recoup the revenue we won't get from one group of taxpayers by socking it to another group, a significant number of ...more »

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