For this trial, to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday and sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, researchers tracked more than 6,100 women in 41 sites across the country. Half were given elective, non-medically necessary inductions in the week before their due dates, while the others waited for labor to start without any intervention. … [Read more...] about Choosing to induce labor at 39 weeks reduces risk of C-sections, study finds
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However, if all countries comply with the sanctions, it could remove from 2 million to 2.5 million BPD from the market. If that scenario comes to pass — which would completely shut Iranian oil out of the market — it could add $50 to the price of a barrel of oil, pushing it over $120, in the view of analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. That's because the industry can't offset that lost supply even if Saudi Arabia pumps at full capacity. … [Read more...] about Oil Prices: Could Iran Push Crude Back Into The Triple Digits?
If you think about it, dried cannabis has become somewhat of a commoditized market in Canada. As the number of growers and export licenses has grown, and the supply of dried cannabis has increased, prices have generally fallen over time. Even with what little data we have on this, we've witnessed a pretty steady decline in wholesale marijuana prices on a per-gram and per-pound basis in U.S. states like Washington, Colorado, and Oregon over time. … [Read more...] about Canadian Cannabis Oil Exports Quadrupled In 2017
One of your top workers, Emily Employee, comes to you distraught: She can no longer take Carla Co-Worker’s harassing comments about Emily’s religion. Some of the comments Emily relayed to you sound pretty bad and would result in very negative publicity if they were publicized. No problem, you think, we’ve got a stellar internal investigation policy. We’ll just interview everyone, direct them to keep the investigation confidential, determine whether Carla has been making offensive comments, and discipline employees as outlined in our employee handbook. No one but Emily and Carla will know the difference, right? Not so fast. … [Read more...] about Heard It Through the Grapevine: The National Labor Relations Act’s Tight Grip on Employer Confidentiality Policies
It is best to prepare for potential claims by employees by spending time auditing and preparing for the upcoming changes to the FLSA regulations. Take the opportunity to review all compensation practices related to overtime, including exempt classifications, handbooks and other policies and practice related to the use of technology and off-the-clock work. Properly conducted the employers can best avoid the apparent fate of the Department of Labor itself. … [Read more...] about Federal Department of Labor Settles Wage Claims By Own Employees