Bernie Dyme on April 27th, 2010

This month, two major workplace tragedies have captured media attention:  the mine collapse in West Virginia and the sinking of an exploded oil rig off the coast of Louisiana.   Neither is a typical “office job,” but they both impacted hardworking Americans while at work. Respectably, news coverage focused on the lives lost and legal steps […]

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Jon Vegosen on April 15th, 2010

This month, Jon Vegosen briefs us on breaks in the workplace for nursing mothers. GIVING NURSING MOMS A BREAK On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in order to overhaul the U.S. health care system.  The law includes numerous health-related provisions such as expanding Medicaid eligibility, subsidizing […]

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