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Calif. bill proposes work rules, meal breaks for babysitters

The bill would also require employers of babysitters, i.e. parents, to prepare extensive paperwork and keep it on file for at least three years after a wage payment. Some critics say the obligation to provide periodic breaks would require families … Continue reading

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The LPO Wave Breaks Onshore

The New York Times continues its excellent treatment of legal process outsourcing. Just last week, I noted the Gray Lady's take on large law firms setting up their own form of "outsourcing" in lower-cost regions of the United States, using … Continue reading

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Smoke breaks ruled off-duty activity

Smoke breaks ruled off-duty activity Eckerson v State and Local Retirement Systems, 270 AD2d 705, motion for leave to appeal denied, 95 NY2d 756 Significant accidental disability retirement benefits are available to members of the New York State and Local … Continue reading

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84 People Rescued after Restaurant Barge Breaks Loose

The Coast Guard and local agencies helped rescue 84 people after the restaurant barge that they were on, broke loose on the Ohio River. The barge restaurant, the Jeff Ruby's Waterfront Restaurant broke from its mooring at mile marker 471 … Continue reading

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U.S. Breaks Housing Price Decline Record Set During Great Depression

That's just half a million people, by the way… According to RealtyTrac, 1,050,500 homes we repossessed by banks last year. In 2006… that number was 268,532. In 2007… 404,849. In 2008… 861,644. In 2009… 918,376. Now… in 2010… we've broken … Continue reading

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