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- Manage work and play with formal policy on vacation leave. // HR Specialist: California Employment Law;Apr2012, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p4
The article discusses benefits of having vacation policy in any organization. It is stated that the U.S. is the only industrialized nation with no minimum paid-leave law, but it is a fact that vacation lowers employee stress and prevents burnout and so it is good and productive for firms. It is...
- Legislation Helps Employees Balance Work and Family Responsibilities. // ONS News;Nov2000, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p5
Focuses on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in the U.S. which aims to help people balance their work and family responsibilities. Number of weeks of leave to be provided for certain family and medical reasons; Requirements for employees to be eligible for the leave.
- The Mailbag. // HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law;Mar2011, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p8
The article presents questions and answers related to U.S. employment law including the use of a lottery system in setting vacation schedule, how to discipline exempt workers for their poor work, and whether employees can use sick leave and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave consecutively.
- TEXAS BUSINESS CONFERENCES EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE. // Texas Business Today;2015 2nd Quarter, p18
The article provides information on the Texas Business Conferences on employment law to be held from July 10, 2015 to September 11, 2015 in different parts of Texas including El Paso, Waco, and Irving.
- New bill would ban job bias based on unemployment status. // HR Specialist: Employment Law;May2011, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p1
The article reports that the Fair Employment Act of 2011 (House Resolution (H.R.) 1113) was introduced in Congress to amend Title VII wherein unemployed status will be added to the list of categories protected from job discrimination.
- Senate Dems consider an $80 billion jobs bill. Brush, Silla // Hill;1/26/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p6
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Senate Democrats to consider a draft proposal, which includes small business credits, infrastructure spending, and energy efficiency programs.
- House fails to waive Davis-Bacon in D.C. // Human Events;10/31/97, Vol. 53 Issue 41, p23
Presents results of an election at the US House of Representatives on the 1998 District of Columbia appropriations bill striking a provision to the Davis-Bacon Act of 1931. Arguments presented; Results of legislators voting for and against the bill.
- Senate rejects homemakers job training. // Human Events;10/27/95, Vol. 51 Issue 41, p22
Focuses on US Senate's rejection of an amendment to the Workforce Development Act of 1995 to ensure that training for `displaced homemakers' is included among work force employment activities and workforce education activities for which funds may be used under the act. Debate on the definitive...
- Senate retains federal control of job corps. // Human Events;10/27/95, Vol. 51 Issue 41, p22
Focuses on US Senate's adoption of an amendment to the Workforce Development Act of 1995 to maintain federal control of the Job Corps program, which targets at-risk youth by providing grants for school-to-work programs. Debate on the efficiency of running a community-based program from...