Family Medical Leave & Pregnancy Discrimination. Legal news and articles for December 30 - 31, 2011

Alternate medical services prove beneficial, says govtLittle hope for this family as a new year dawns"Tomorrow America Will Be a More Family Friendly Nation" as First Statewide ..."Tomorrow America Will Be a More Family Friendly Nation" as First Statewide ...S.J. Soldier Adds Historic Footnote to Iraq ServiceMiracle Hill Ministries is looking for more foster-care parentsIraqi Refugees Struggle For Peace In AmericaSuit alleges CCSD violated civil rightsArizona CPS changes recommended by task forcePurdue student beats combo of illnessesParents say Riley Children's Hospital left sick infant without treatmentTonawanda welcomes advanced medical facilityColumn: Family gets crash course in convoluted health care systemPERRIS: Man shot by deputies was unarmed, family saysFremont area loses leaders, family and friends

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Teach and get many perks?
Times Record NewsDecember 1, 2011

Several benefits Osborn listed are not gifts of a generous district but are mandated by federal law — such as the family and medical leave benefit, which provides 12 work weeks per year of job protection and unpaid leave for an employee who needs it ...more »

Avoid Problems Posed By Medical Records
TV News CheckDecember 2, 2011

Late last year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published regulations governing the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) that are applicable to employers. Here are 10 suggestions for addressing the aspects of the new ...more »

Family Medical Leave & Pregnancy Discrimination. News and Stories

Alternate medical services prove beneficial, says govt
Times of IndiaDecember 31, 2011

The government authorized 586 private hospitals in the entire state to provide free medical treatment to the patients when the government doctors are on a mass leave. The chief medical and health officers of all the districts are also coordinating with ...more »

Little hope for this family as a new year dawns
Sunday Times.lkDecember 31, 2011

“When he hears his father's trishaw he looks longingly at the door, if we get ready to leave the house he cries because he fears that we will leave him behind and if we pay too much attention to the Malli he seems upset.” The family's finances too are ...more »

"Tomorrow America Will Be a More Family Friendly Nation" as First Statewide ...
Sacramento BeeDecember 31, 2011

The organization drafted and led the fight to pass the Family & Medical Leave Act and leads efforts to pass paid sick days at the federal level and around the country. More information is available at www.nationalpartnership.org. ...more »

"Tomorrow America Will Be a More Family Friendly Nation" as First Statewide ...
PR Newswire (press release)December 31, 2011

The organization drafted and led the fight to pass the Family & Medical Leave Act and leads efforts to pass paid sick days at the federal level and around the country. More information is available at www.nationalpartnership.org.more »

S.J. Soldier Adds Historic Footnote to Iraq Service
Patch.comDecember 31, 2011

Army Spc. William M. Whitcraft, who helped check in the last US military vehicle to leave Iraq, came home a bit earlier than expected due to a family medical emergency. By Sean McCullen Army Spc. William M. Whitcraft Sr. (middle) with (left to right) ...more »

Miracle Hill Ministries is looking for more foster-care parents
Spartanburg Herald JournalDecember 31, 2011

The issue of foster care might be complicated, but the mission is straightforward: Miracle Hill Ministries is trying to recruit 75 foster-care families in the Upstate by June 30. Maggie Ranck, left, took in Kayla Hendrix as a foster daughter when she ...more »

Iraqi Refugees Struggle For Peace In America
NPRDecember 31, 2011

Sayf al-Tabaqchali (left) and his best friend, Yaser al-Hadithi, are repeating their medical residencies in the US after leaving Baghdad. Sayf al-Tabaqchali (left) and his best friend, Yaser al-Hadithi, are repeating their medical residencies in the US ...more »

Suit alleges CCSD violated civil rights
Farmington Daily TimesDecember 31, 2011

By Alysa Landry alandry@daily-times.com FARMINGTON — Two longtime Central Consolidated School District employees filed a complaint Thursday in US District Court, alleging racial and religious discrimination and retaliation by the school district, ...more »

Arizona CPS changes recommended by task force
Tucson CitizenDecember 31, 2011

CPS has been struggling to care for a record number of children in foster care because caseloads are 60percent above state workload standards for staff; worker turnover is nearing 30percent; and budget cuts led to a reduction in services available to ...more »

Purdue student beats combo of illnesses
Journal and CourierDecember 31, 2011

The Kasper Family -- mother Kathy, father Bill and twin sister Alyssa -- camped out in the waiting room for three weeks. They befriended Meyer, Keith and the other doctors and nurses. "We were like the vagabond family. I did not even leave to go home ...more »

Parents say Riley Children's Hospital left sick infant without treatment
WNDU-TVDecember 31, 2011

Parents of a South Bend infant born with a slew of medical ailments are crying foul. This after Riley Children's Hospital released the eight-month-old earlier this month. Jeff and Tanisha Puskar say their fragile daughter Maci was in no shape to leave...more »

Tonawanda welcomes advanced medical facility
Metrowny.comDecember 31, 2011

As a physical therapist, Certo and his wife, a physical assistant for family medicine, believed there had to be a more beneficial way to provide thorough treatment to patients in need of physical therapy. While at the same time provide a ...more »

Column: Family gets crash course in convoluted health care system
Prior Lake AmericanDecember 31, 2011

by Jennifer Musto Having to deal with a recent health issue has found my family fully immersed in the medical care system. So far it has been quite the experience. The first discovery we made was the variety we saw in the doctors themselves. ...more »

PERRIS: Man shot by deputies was unarmed, family says
Press-EnterpriseDecember 31, 2011

Trujillo told his mother he had tried to kill himself but regretted what he had done and asked her to call for medical aid, Roman said. Roman did not witness the incident, but said she spoke with her aunt and uncle Thursday. Roman said her cousin had ...more »

Fremont area loses leaders, family and friends
Fremont TribuneDecember 30, 2011

"She cared a lot about her family; her family was her main priority," said Wahlers' roommate Kim Baker. "She took care of her grandma and grandpa and tried to do everything she could for them." Wahlers was an emergency medical technician and certified ...more »

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