Labor & Employment Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in November, 2011

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Impact of circle rates
Times of IndiaNovember 1, 2011

There are several reasons for this, like the stricter general power of attorney norms as well as higher stamp duty. The financier's profit margin is smaller in this scenario," added GP Tiwari (name changed), who invests in real estate. ...more »

Why Contain Iran When Its Own Aims Will Do Just That?: Vali Nasr
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

Even while claiming nefarious outsiders are fomenting the unrest in Syria, they have begun to add veiled criticisms of the regime's brutal crackdown, an obvious means of pandering to the street. What's more, Iran's leaders perceive that it is the US ...more »

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Affirmative Action
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Sen. Rand Paul: Radicals have taken over the White House
The Hill (blog)November 10, 2011

RADICAL STYLISH COLLEGE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION CHICANOS RULE…Hoover, AL..one of the centers listed in the DOJ lawsuit protecting illegal aliens in the USA..is a part of Jefferson Co. Jefferson Co..just went under. The Biggest municipal bankruptcy in ...more »

Immigration Reform & Control Act(Irca)
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Immigration reform law at center of federal lawsuit in South Carolina
The State ColumnNovember 1, 2011

The lawsuit filed in South Carolina is the latest push by federal officials to halt a number of controversial immigration laws. Department of Justice officials have filed suits in Arizona, Alabama and Georgia, challenging a string of immigration reform...more »

Collective Bargaining
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Unrest Boils Over Ohio Collective Bargaining Law
NPRNovember 7, 2011

On Tuesday, Ohioans will vote on a controversial law that limits collective bargaining rights for public employees. Signed earlier this year by the state's governor, the law also requires those employees to contribute more for their health and ...more »

Labor Disputes
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Dominion Virginia Power Disputes Claims of Asbestos Exposure at Power Plant
Asbestos.comNovember 15, 2011

Dominion was fined after an investigation by the state revealed asbestos particles were found on the clothes of 12 contract employees and in three on-site work trailers after a day of repairs at the aging nuclear power plant. ...more »

Rrb Disability
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Business Q&A with Daniel Johnson
NewsOK.comNovember 1, 2011

Examples of such limitations include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights ...more »

Employment & Discrimination
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Overwhelming Majorities Support Full Equality For Transgender People
ThinkProgressNovember 3, 2011

These results confirm a study conducted by the Center for American Progress earlier this year, which found that nine out of 10 Americans believe transgender people already have employment non-discrimination...more »

Sexual & Other Harassment
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Is Herman Cain Finished?
New York Times (blog)November 2, 2011

My assumption, post Lewinsky scandal, was that for at least a decade no president or presidential candidate could be punished for an improper workplace relationship because if Clinton could get away with it then no one else should suffer. ...more »

Employment Contracts
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CBOE Holdings' CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaNovember 4, 2011

In addition, our fourth quarter results will include expenses for severance to be paid out under the terms of Ed Joyce's employment agreement. Volume based expenses, which include royalty fees and trading volume incentives, increased $3.7 million in ...more »

Undocumented Workers
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Secure Communities' Flawed Justifications
Politic365November 8, 2011

In theory, such collaboration allows the Department of Homeland Security to prioritize the removal of criminal undocumented workers. The Obama Administration has greatly expanded this program, currently active in 1595 jurisdictions in 44 states and ...more »

Family Medical Leave & Pregnancy Discrimination
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Reformed skinhead endures agony to remove tattoos
msnbc.comNovember 1, 2011

It would take up to a year to find the right doctors and schedule the operations. Meanwhile, it was clear the family had to leave Michigan. The white power Web forums were wild with chatter about the race traitor couple and their family. ...more »

Unfair Labor Practices
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CAPITAL CITY LODGE NO. 12 v. PENNSYLVANIA LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
Leagle.comNovember 2, 2011

FOP argues that the City Council's failure to adopt an ordinance to implement a modification of the City police officers' pension plan, as agreed to by the City Mayor and FOP, constitutes unfair labor practices under Section 6(1)(a) and (e) of the ...more »

Federal Personnel
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Babus to face tough law for slow work
India TodayNovember 3, 2011

If the Bill is passed govt employees will face penalties for slow service delivery to the public. Keeping its word to social crusader Anna Hazare, the UPA government on Wednesday unveiled a proposed Bill to provide legal remedy for the people's ...more »

Union workers reject American Crystal Sugar contract
Minnesota Public RadioNovember 1, 2011

That payment might be the first indicator of how much the labor dispute is costing the company. American Crystal Vice President Brian Ingulsrud said the company won't talk about the costs of the lockout. Disappointed by the union's vote, Ingulsrud said ...more »

Fires And Firefighters Law
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Mediation fails to resolve fire fight
Statesman JournalNovember 6, 2011

-The issue again arose in 2000 when a Clear Lake resident started circulating a petition to obtain Keizer Fire's service. -Two homeowners association boards within Clear Lake neighborhood submitted letters early this year to the Keizer Fire District ...more »

Wrongful Termination
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Fired Cops Want $10 Million Each
Patch.comNovember 17, 2011

... very hostile working conditions on 02-02-10, after my involvement in an off-duty incident was voluntarily reported, and I was continuously subjected to these conditions until an egregious Wrongful Employment Termination was imposed on 3-18-11. ...more »

Government Employees
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New Pension Initiatives Target Current Workers
Capital Notes (blog)November 2, 2011

The initiative would allow unhappy current public employees the chance to switch their future retirement packages to the 401(k) hybrid plan -- which would also shrink government costs. Now for the 'pension tougher' initiative being filed today by the ...more »

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