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VIAW Newswire 01.08.13

Posted on 15 May 2013 by admin

California Pregnancy Disability Regulations: What Every Employer Should Know

In March 2012, the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) proposed new and amended regulations addressing employers’ obligations and employees’ rights and responsibilities regarding pregnancy under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

http://tinyurl.com/aems6le

 

Deaf Woman Falters on Challenge to EBay Policy

A deaf woman who had to verify her identity on the phone before selling goods on eBay cannot sue for discrimination, a federal judge ruled.

http://tinyurl.com/b7qascl

 

Nurse Wins Workers’ Compensation Award for Parking Lot Injury

A recent Illinois Workers’ Compensation decision involving a State of Illinois worker, an icy/slippery parking lot and an authorized break awarded benefits to the injured worker.

http://tinyurl.com/amow4sr

 

Association Between World Trade Center Exposure and Excess Cancer Risk

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, resulted in the release of known and suspected carcinogens into the environment. There is public concern that exposures may have resulted in increased cancers.

http://tinyurl.com/af2r2cf

 

Chronic Pain Drug Morphine Just May Make That Pain Worse

The gold-standard medication for chronic pain could still have you in agony. Almost 70 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.

http://tinyurl.com/aglbcmn

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