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How Companies Can Avoid FCRA Class Actions

Littler Mendelson, the largest global employment law practice, recently released a report in which it documents the "swelling tide" of class actions brought against employers under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In the report, it discusses why the number of FCRA class actions is growing, and what your company......

Grocery Store Employee Ties Elder Patron’s Shoes, Act of Kindness Goes Viral

Celebrities aren't the only ones to practice random acts of kindness. Earlier this month, Keith Kiel was walking down the aisle of a Florida Publix when he came across an employee named Gage Boucher and an older gentleman doing someShow More Summary

Bengal Morning Takes: Rein in defenders?

One of the toughest balancing acts for a coaching staff at an NFL training camp is determining how much contact will be allowed in practices -- and how hard the contact can be. As the Cincinnati Bengals wind down their training campShow More Summary

Missouri Tigers Linemen Twerk to 'Wiggle' During Practice

Here's something that you probably never expected to see: football players twerking during practice. Missouri's offensive linemen broke it down to Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg's hit, "Wiggle." Even some of the staff got in on the action. Show More Summary

Playful and Practical BUS Installation Engaging the Inhabitants of Baltimore

Recently displayed by artist collective mmmm…, this playful and practical installation in Baltimore, USA adds a fun dimension to the mundane act of waiting for the bus. Consisting of three typographic sculptures that literally spellShow More Summary

Celebrity Photobombs – Most Famous and Hilarious Ones

Photobombing is the act of accidentally or purposely putting oneself into the view of a photograph, often in order to play a practical joke on the photographer or the subjects.[1] Photobombing has received significant coverage since 2009. In discussing a “stingray photobomb” picture that went viral, Andrea DenHoed suggests that the photobomb label “implies a […]

Best Practices in Engaging the LGBT Community on the Affordable Care Act

Across America, the Affordable Care Act is having a tremendous, positive impact on the health, wellbeing, and economic security of millions of Americans, including LGBT people and their families. Many members of the LGBT community face limited access to health care and insurance, and are less likely to get the preventive care they need to stay healthy....

To Stop Inversions, Fix the Tax Code

Per a Politico report, President Barack Obama says he will act on inversions: “Obama has asked Congress to address the practice, known as inversions. However, he made clear Wednesday that he also plans to take whatever unilateral steps...Show More Summary

Meet OIRA – The Secretive White House Office With Disturbing Regulatory Powers

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, But in practice, OIRA operates largely in secret, exempt from most requests under the Freedom of Information Act. It routinely declines to release the changes it has proposed, the...Show More Summary

No. 23 NASCAR Nationwide Series Team Penalized For Rules Violation At Iowa

The No. 23 team that competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series has been penalized for a rules infraction that occurred during practice Aug. 1 at Iowa Speedway.   The infraction is a P3 level penalty and violates sections:   12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 20A-2.3A: Any weight added to the car must be [...]

Divide between red and blue states over healthcare deepens

States that have aggressively put the Affordable Care Act into practice have cut the number of uninsured residents sharply -- in some cases in half or better -- while those that balked have improved little if at all, according to new data released Tuesday.

Surrogate Siblings

I think it would be unfair to ban and criminalise the practice of people acting as surrogate parents, but this terrible story from The Independent would make any sane question whether the parties involved in this surrogacy arrangement were actually fit to be parents. Show More Summary

Learning Omaha: Through Teenage Eyes (Part 2)

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

OMAHA — Both teaching and social practice ask a leader (artist, teacher, organizer) to codify and articulate a set of steps that are then acted out by a group. There’s a place for uncertainty, but it should be strategically applied: by choice, not default.

Correcting the physician shortage isn’t an easy solution

There is no doubt that Affordable Care Act has changed the landscape of medicine in the U.S.  Now, private practice is becoming a thing of the past. Financial pressures, increasing regulatory requirements, electronic medical records and outrageously complex coding systems are forcing long time private physicians to enter into agreements with academic centers and large […]

The health policy innovation center: how best to move from pilot studies to large-scale practice?

A colleague pointed me to this news article regarding evaluation of new health plans: The Affordable Care Act would fund a new research outfit evocatively named the Innovation Center to discover how to most effectively deliver health care, with $10 billion to spend over a decade. Show More Summary

Vet barred from practice over sex with animals

A twisted British vet who filmed himself having sex with a horse and a dog has been banned from his profession. Oliver Fraser Lown was struck off after sick videos showing him performing degrading sex acts on the animals were found at his Ipswich home.

Vet barred from practice over sex with animals

A twisted British vet who filmed himself having sex with a horse and a dog has been banned from his profession. Oliver Fraser Lown was struck off after sick videos showing him performing degrading sex acts on the animals were found at his Ipswich home.

Why Daniel Radcliffe Is Just So Awesome

We all know and love Daniel Radcliffe for his star-making role in Harry Potter, but there is a lot more to the British actor than waving wands and practicing magic. The 25-year-old is not only full of talent - he can act, sing, and dance, all of which he's done on Broadway several times - but he's also just one seriously cool dude. Show More Summary

The Senate has another go at NSA surveillance reform

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced a new compromise version of the USA Freedom Act in the Senate on Tuesday, aimed at curtailing the government surveillance and data collection practices revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Show More Summary

The Senate has another go at NSA surveillance reform

3 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced a new compromise version of the USA Freedom Act in the Senate on Tuesday, aimed at curtailing the government surveillance and data collection practices revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Show More Summary

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