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When entitlement to leave lapses under EU law – a neverending story?
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Under German law, the statutory minimum entitlement to leave is four weeks per year. However, six weeks' paid annual leave is often agreed under collective bargaining agreements or in employment contracts. For example, if an employee is unable to work ...more »

'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Our NHS bill amendments represent a major concession by the government
The GuardianFebruary 3, 2012

The government's proposed amendments to the health and social care bill prior to the report stage, which begins on 8 February, represent a major concession, the outcome of efforts by representatives of all parties and the crossbenchers in the Lords.more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Santorum ties Romney and Obama together on healthcare
The Hill (blog)February 6, 2012

By Daniel Strauss - 02/06/12 06:16 PM ET Rick Santorum delivered a scathing critique of Mitt Romney and President Obama's healthcare reform laws on Monday. In a speech billed as a major address on the issue, Santorum said there was virtually no ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Seniors Beware; Scammers May Get You
Cape May County Herald (press release)February 2, 2012

According to Greg Banks, Director of Angel Alliance Caregivers, elder financial abuse is the number-one crime against adults aged 65 and over. Over $2.6 billion is stolen annually. That number, however, only includes the 20 percent of crime that is ...more »

Living Wills
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Commission undecided on sex offender proposal
Amarillo.comFebruary 8, 2012

By KAREN SMITH WELCH A more focused proposal for regulating where some registered sex offenders can live in Amarillo didn't clear up questions two Amarillo city commissioners have about whether such a law would make children here safer.more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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New tax will cost Medicaid
STLtoday.comFebruary 2, 2012

WASHINGTON • Under the health care overhaul, the federal government will start taxing itself and the states beginning in 2014. The law calls for a new tax on health insurers' premium revenue — intended to help pay for expansion of coverage to 32 ...more »


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