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VIAW Newswire 02.21.13

Posted on 15 May 2013 by admin

Nurses, Treasury reach agreement; strike ends

Following seventeen day strike, parties negotiate to reach “historic” agreement; nurses to receive additional 13 percent pay.

Denying Jobs Based on Past Crimes Could be ‘Discrimination’

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, has issued guidance for organizations that use background checks for applicants.

More male caregivers, more discrimination at work

The recession took a heavy toll on men in general and many became caregivers by default. Corporate policies and attitudes haven’t kept pace.

For Older Workers, The Game Has Changed

The workforce is getting older. People are retiring later in life than ever before.

Higher Taxes Make Tax Free Structured Settlements a Compelling Option

This year saw one of the largest tax increases in history, and when combined with state and local taxes, for the first time since income taxes were levied in the United States, a taxpayer can end up paying over 50 percent of the income in some jurisdictions.

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