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Bill would overhaul Ohio employment discrimination law | The Columbus Dispatch

A business-friendly proposal to overhaul Ohio’s employment-discrimination law either would clean up a law that has become a costly mess for employers or protect those who are breaking the law in the workplace, according to proponents and opponents of a … Continue reading

How Antonin Scalia’s death could affect key cases With only eight justices on the Supreme Court, the prospect of 4-4 ties looms large.Where the White House may lose »

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court abhors even numbers. But that’s just what the court will have to deal with, perhaps for many months, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Eight justices will decide what to do, creating the … Continue reading

Judge Orders Back Pay For Sheltered Workshop Employees – Disability Scoop

In a move that could have widespread implications, a judge has ordered a sheltered workshop to pay more than $54,000 in damages and back pay after wrongly setting subminimum wages. Source: Judge Orders Back Pay For Sheltered Workshop Employees – … Continue reading

Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees Left Out Of Workers’ Comp

Companies that opt out of state workers’ comp laws say the Employee Retirement Income Security Act will ensure that injured workers get justice. An NPR investigation found that may not be true. Source: Federal Workplace Law Fails To Protect Employees … Continue reading

Mos Def Charged With Breaking South Africa’s Immigration Law – ABC News

An American rapper has found out the hard way that a “world passport” isn’t accepted in South Africa. Mos Def must appear in court for allegedly breaking South Africa’s immigration laws, an official said Wednesday.   Source: Mos Def Charged With … Continue reading

California Man Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Employer – Law Firm Newswire

San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 21, 2016 – A former employee of Ferguson Enterprises sued the plumbing distribution Source: California Man Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Employer – Law Firm Newswire

Ameriprise Financial Unit Ordered to Pay More Than $2 Million to Client’s Estate – WSJ

An arbitration panel ordered a unit of Ameriprise Financial Inc. to pay more than $2 million to the estate of a deceased Virginia woman for losses tied to misdeeds by a former Ameriprise broker. Source: Ameriprise Financial Unit Ordered to … Continue reading

Supreme Court to take up Obama immigration actions

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    (CNN)The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’simmigration actions this term. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/19/politics/supreme-court-to-take-up-obama-immigration-actions/index.html

Fliers With Disabilities Could See Airline Changes In Future – Disability Scoop

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Airline regulators are looking to improve service for passengers with disabilities with possible new rules on everything from restroom access to in-flight entertainment and service animals. Source: Fliers With Disabilities Could See Airline Changes In Future – Disability Scoop

Surrogate carrying triplets sues to stop forced abortion | New York Post

A surrogate mom who refuses to abort one of the triplets she’s carrying because the father only wants two of the kids filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that California’s surrogacy law is Source: Surrogate carrying triplets sues to stop forced … Continue reading