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VIAW NEWSWIRE 11.13.12

Posted on 21 November 2012 by admin

NLRB Eyes Non-Union Workplaces

My article entitled “NLRB eyes non union workplaces” discusses the NLRB’s recent intrusion into non union workplaces. The NLRB is already limiting what employers can say in their social media policies. Now it is attempting to regulate employer’s “at-will” employment policies as well.

http://tinyurl.com/a33byhw

Invisible War Wounds Hinder Vets’ Job Hunts

While there are many wounded warriors from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that may fit Hollywood stereotypes of disabled veterans — Lt. Dan from “Forrest Gump,” for example — the bulk of the wounds from those wars are more insidious because they are invisible.

http://tinyurl.com/arbmhmw

2012 Medicare Trustees Annual Report Shows Short-term and Long-Term Financial Difficulties

The Medicare program has two components. Hospital Insurance (HI) and Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI). HI, otherwise known as Medicare Part A, helps pay for hospital, home health, skilled nursing facility, and hospice care for the aged and disabled.

http://tinyurl.com/au765wj

NFL Bounties – Intentional Injuries

The injury rate in the NFL is 100 percent. If you stay around long enough you will have multiple injuries. This high “natural” injury rate makes it hard to understand how a team could give awards to players who injure other players, but that’s just what the New Orleans Saints did, and now appeals are being filed against rulings that impose penalties for those acts.

http://tinyurl.com/b373hjh

Compounding Pharmacies and 2012 Meningitis Outbreak

The current national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a spinal injection with a contaminated steroid produced by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts has recently been commented on by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP).

http://tinyurl.com/aoh8tvm

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