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How hiring minors could have a major impact on your business
Smart Business NetworkApril 1, 2012

Although there are federal laws that impact employees who are minors, most requirements and restrictions come from state laws, and each state has its own set of regulations that employers must follow when hiring minors, says Holly Dangler, ...more »

West Coast Environmental Law Reacts to Budget Rollbacks
Pacific Free PressApril 1, 2012

‚ÄúCanadians want strong environmental laws to protect our communities, ecosystems, health, and economy. Recklessly rushing approvals for major industrial projects like pipelines is not the same as building a sustainable economy.more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Reich: Political jujitsu to save health care law
San Francisco ChronicleApril 1, 2012

If the Supreme Court decides that the individual mandate requiring everyone to buy health insurance is an unconstitutional extension of federal authority, the law starts unraveling. But with a bit of political jujitsu, President Obama could turn that ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Sen. Schumer Defends Health Care Law
WNYCApril 2, 2012

(Getty) Senator Charles Schumer is warning that if the US Supreme Court strikes down the Obama administration's healthcare law, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it could put long standing social programs at risk.more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Mormon leaders warn against secularism
Sacramento BeeApril 1, 2012

The senior leaders, addressing a semiannual meeting of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, lamented that many in broader society have tried to dismiss biblical teaching as outdated or false. Leaders also noted that the number of births ...more »

Living Wills
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Gen. Bell: The Kids Will Take Care Of It
The ChattanooganApril 2, 2012

The next time the President and Congress will be forced to deal with our debt won't be until January 2013 when the current debt ceiling law will demand it. So, trying to find a way to resolve our debt has been put beyond the next Presidential election, ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Washington State Changes Course - Upholds Prudent Layperson Standard for ...
MarketWatch (press release)April 2, 2012

Chris Gregoire has suspended the April 1 implementation of a Zero Tolerance Policy that would have denied payments for treating Medicaid emergency patients. Denials would have been based on a list of 500 final diagnoses the state has deemed to be ...more »


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