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California Court of Appeal Issues A Contrary Decision Addressing “Vested Rights” of Public Employees in the Aftermath of PEPRA: Where Will the Supreme Court Land?

This post was authored by Frances Rogers and Brett A. Overby A California Court of Appeal recently issued a decision with implications that can affect all public employers in California and in contrast to a decision by another Court of Appeal … Continue reading

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OSHA Releases Document Addressing Safety for Workers in Shipbreaking Industry

As a maritime lawyer, I represent not just injured Jones Act seamen, but also handle longshoreman, dockworkers and shipyard workers claims. The Department Of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has just released a new document about the safety of … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Releases Study Addressing Global Competitiveness of U.S. Business Tax System

The Treasury Departments Office of Tax Policy recently released a comprehensive study addressing business taxation and global competitiveness, Approaches to Improve the Competitiveness of the U.S. Business Tax System for the 21st Century (pdf). The study outlines two broad approaches… … Continue reading

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GAO report finds CMS lacks clear plan for addressing needs of limited English proficiency callers.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for providing beneficiaries timely and accurate information about Medicare. Receiving nearly 30 million calls in 2007, 1-800-MEDICARE, operated by a contractor, is the most common way members of the public… … Continue reading

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Access to Knowledge Conference Begins Addressing New Challenges with New Ideas (IP-Watch)

A key conference on access to knowledge opened Monday, with veterans of the A2K movement mixed with many new faces and all participants hoping to find new ideas over the next few days, as they seek to clarify the best … Continue reading

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