In Massachusetts, a private group has stepped up to ensure that those working at local Coast Guard stations have access to food and clothing during the shutdown. Don Cox, president of the Massachusetts Military Support Foundation, said the nonprofit group has opened up what he calls "empowerment centers" at Coast Guard stations in Boston and Providence, Rhode Island. … [Read more...] about ‘We’re Barely Getting By’: Federal Workers Get $0 Pay Stubs as Shutdown Drags on
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Hogan doubled down, actually many multiples, and proceeded to use the terms over and over in the complaint to persuade the court, but also, in effect, school the state agency and the state legislature on the ramifications of new provisions added to the law in 2005—but apparently only now strictly enforced. The changes apparently were made to stop deliberately confusing advertisements by insurance companies. … [Read more...] about After Cease-and-Desist Letter Over Using ‘Texas Workers Comp’ in Blog, Lawyer Sues State Agency
In the case at bar, due to a sliding scale that sets attorney’s fees based on the amount of the worker’s comp award to the client, the law said the claimant’s lawyer should be paid $164.54 for over 100 hours of legal work. That amounted to $1.53 per hour, notes the majority in its Thursday written opinion (PDF). … [Read more...] about Top Florida court strikes state statute that paid worker’s comp lawyer $1.53 per hour
The hacking didn’t amount to the tort of trespass to electronic chattels because there was no damage or impairment of the computer system, Guilford said in a June 27 decision. And the hacked file management system didn’t qualify as an “electronic communication service” that can be the subject of a civil lawsuit under the Stored Communications Act, he said. … [Read more...] about Judge tosses suits claiming insurance investigators hacked into lawyers’ outside database
“I was surprised and told them that, as one of the few women union organizers in the ’70s and ’80s, I personally experienced and witnessed extensive sexual harassment and that I wouldn’t put up with it at NAF or the Hotline Fund for a single minute,” she said. “I encouraged employees to come talk with me, since I couldn’t address what I didn’t know about.” … [Read more...] about National Abortion Federation Fought A Union Drive For Months. Then Its Board Got A Letter.