Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado said she would not take her paycheck as long as federal workers were unpaid. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, another Colorado Democrat, said his staff would offer free breakfasts and lunches to unpaid federal workers at his district office in suburban Denver starting Friday. … [Read more...] about ‘We’re Barely Getting By’: Federal Workers Get $0 Pay Stubs as Shutdown Drags on
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The letter said to stop using certain terms on a legal blog, and otherwise. Those terms are: “Texas Workers’ Compensation” or the use of the term “Texas” along with either “Workers’ Compensation” or “Workers’ Comp.” … [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 complaints had alleged the investigators hacked into the database operated by HQSU Sign Up Services at the behest of three insurers, including Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies. The investigators allegedly accessed and downloaded more than 30,000 workers’ comp files to help the insurers gain a litigation advantage. … [Read more...] about Judge tosses suits claiming insurance investigators hacked into lawyers’ outside database
NAF hotline staffers first considered the idea of unionization in 2010, when a handful of hotline operators approached Chris Townsend, a local union representative of the United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America with complaints about their working conditions. That effort ended abruptly when the NAF issued a job satisfaction survey and announced that it would create multiple full-time positions on the hotline. … [Read more...] about National Abortion Federation Fought A Union Drive For Months. Then Its Board Got A Letter.