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Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

New evidence suggests Stone Age hunters from Europe discovered America
The IndependentMarch 1, 2012

What can a little-known health project in rural Ethiopia tell us about discrimination in an all-twee... New archaeological evidence suggests that America was first discovered by Stone Age people from Europe – 10000 years before the Siberian-originating ...more »

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Affirmative Action
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Konadu demands Affirmative Action Law
GhanaWebMarch 19, 2012

She said Ghana by now should have had the Affirmative Action Law needed to make women become more productive. She was addressing female students of the Akuafo Hall at the University of Ghana, Legon alongside the NDC's Mantse Agbona rally which she and ...more »

Immigration Reform & Control Act(Irca)
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Rev. Al Sharpton to speak at conclusion of historic voting rights and ... (blog)March 9, 2012

Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists will conclude a historic march for voting rights and immigration reform today. The 'PoliticsNation' host has completed the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama partnering with civil rights organizations, ...more »

Collective Bargaining
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Full NFL statement into 'bounty' program run by New Orleans Saints
NOLA.comMarch 2, 2012

Non-contract bonuses violate both the NFL Constitution and By-Laws and the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Clubs are advised every year of this rule in a memo from the commissioner. Citing Sections 9.1(C)(8), and 9.3(F) and (G) of the Constitution and ...more »

Labor Disputes
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Proskauer Expands Litigation Practice, Private Investment Funds Capabilities ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 1, 2012

Mr. Mungovan was the founder and leader of the Private Fund Disputes team and was formerly the Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Litigation and Financial Services and Securities Litigation Practice Groups at Nixon Peabody.more »

Rrb Disability
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Palm Beach State student wins fight over service dog
Sun-SentinelMarch 5, 2012

In a settlement last month, college officials agreed to pay Alejandro $20000 and to write a $79900 check to attorneys who argued that the school's ban violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. Also, in a concession that Alejandro said was key to ...more »

Employment & Discrimination
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Employment Discrimination Protocols for Discovery: They're Coming
JD Supra (press release)March 6, 2012

Pullman & Comley LLC Connecticut Employment Law Blog Employment Discrimination Protocols for Discovery: They're Coming By Daniel Schwartz on March 5th, 2012 UPDATED A few weeks ago, the US Courts' publication ...more »

Sexual & Other Harassment
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Chitrangada's next flick is on sexual harassment
Times of IndiaMarch 3, 2012

Singh plays a woman in the corporate world who suffers from sexual harassment at the workplace. The film also stars Arjun Rampal as the male lead. "I am really looking forward to 'Inkaar', the film is releasing in May. It is a superb script just like ...more »

Employment Contracts
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As Booz Allen Consults SEC Critics Question Cost
Huffington PostMarch 1, 2012

One contract, for instance, involves a review of financial statements by public companies in over-the-counter markets. Another is to help the SEC with business processes associated with the handling of disgorgement and penalties.more »

Undocumented Workers
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Driver's Licenses For Illegal Immigrants?
KMGH DenverMarch 1, 2012

DENVER -- A plan is under way that would allow illegal immigrants to get a Colorado driver's license. The group “Driver's License For All,” hopes to gather 85000 thousand signatures to get the measure on the November ballot, so voters can decide.more »

Family Medical Leave & Pregnancy Discrimination
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Violent struggle on Honeymoon Island
MyFox Tampa BayMarch 18, 2012

PETERSBURG - David Barnes fears his 37-year-old brother may never leave Bayfront Medical Center. James Clifton Barnes was rushed to the St. Petersburg hospital on Saturday afternoon. He was seriously injured during a violent scuffle with law ...more »

Unfair Labor Practices
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Union: Kamenetz pension bill sidesteps labor negotiations
Baltimore SunMarch 8, 2012

A union that represents hundreds of public workers in Baltimore County is threatening to file an unfair labor practices complaint against the county, saying a pension bill introduced by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz attempts to sidestep ongoing ...more »

Federal Personnel
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Man allegedly killed by police torture
The News InternationalMarch 5, 2012

LEA sources said unidentified men had planted explosive materials with a bulldozer of Dad Shah Mehmood Road Construction Company. On information, law enforcement agency and bomb disposal squad personnel reached the site and defused explosive device.more »

Unions just ordinary lobbyists: Treasurer Wayne Swan
The AustralianMarch 5, 2012

LABOR'S links to the union movement bore no relation to the vested interests of big business, Wayne Swan declared yesterday as he intensified his attack on the nation's top mining billionaires. The Treasurer sought to rally Labor's political base by ...more »

Fires And Firefighters Law
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Hochul under fire for town meeting comments
The Daily News OnlineMarch 1, 2012

Congresswoman Kathleen C. Hochul is coming under fire from conservatives nationwide after saying last week that the federal government was ''not looking to the Constitution'' under a new Obama administration requirement that religiously affiliated ...more »

Wrongful Termination
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Gay coach files lawsuit against Charter Oak Unified, alleges discrimination ...
Inland Valley Daily BulletinMarch 4, 2012

The former high school water-polo coach claims he was fired last summer for being gay has filed a lawsuit against the Charter Oak Unified School District, which includes schools in Glendora and Covina, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.more »

Government Employees
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Staff Strike Disrupts Hospitals
AllAfrica.comMarch 2, 2012

By Ramadhan Rajab, 2 March 2012 Medical services in government hospitals countrywide were severely disrupted yesterday when nurses and paramedical staff went on strike. Victor Omollo died at the Kisumu District Hospital as the nurses watched.more »


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