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Woman didn't log enough hours to qualify for leave

Did a woman work enough hours to qualify as an eligible employee under the terms of the Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2601? Is her former employee required to reinstate her to her former position with the ...

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Working Mother magazine names Top 100 family-friendly companies

Citigroup, Corning Inc., Eastman Kodak Co., IBM Corp., MetLife, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Verizon Wireless and West Group are among the New York companies that Working Mother magazine lists in its Top 100 “best companies for working mothers.” ...

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Working Mother magazine names Top 100 family-friendly companies (9849)

Citigroup, Corning Inc., Eastman Kodak Co., IBM Corp., MetLife, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Verizon Wireless and West Group are among the New York companies that Working Mother magazine lists in its Top 100 “best companies for working mothers.” ...

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Fundraiser for Crisis Nursery of Rochester set for tonight

Giving the public a greater understanding of what it is like to be a victim of domestic violence is the goal of a poetry performance fundraiser set for tonight. In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a performance poetry fundraiser, ...

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Fundraiser for Crisis Nursery of Rochester set for tonight (9931)

Giving the public a greater understanding of what it is like to be a victim of domestic violence is the goal of a poetry performance fundraiser set for tonight. In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a performance poetry fundraiser, ...

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Federal appeals court rules employer's search of office computer reasonable (8497)

Can an employer search an employee’s computer without his consent, based on anonymous allegations of misconduct≠ This was the central question the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was asked to decide in Gary Leventhal v. Lawrence Knapek, ...

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Disability claim survives motion to dismiss (8499)

Where plaintiff seeks a determination that she is entitled to receive long-term disability benefits under the defendant’s Plan, has she established a cause of action that will survive a Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion≠ The U.S. District Court for ...

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Federal appeals court rules employer's search of office computer reasonable

Can an employer search an employee’s computer without his consent, based on anonymous allegations of misconduct? This was the central question the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was asked to decide in Gary Leventhal v. Lawrence Knapek, ...

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Disability claim survives motion to dismiss

Where plaintiff seeks a determination that she is entitled to receive long-term disability benefits under the defendant’s Plan, has she established a cause of action that will survive a Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion? The U.S. District Court for ...

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Legislation, caselaw change employer-worker rights

For centuries people have worked, earned income and maintained a job. Only recently the “job” has become viewed as an American right. For decades, employees and employers have followed a concept in business law entitled “employment-at-will,” an open-ended employment agreement ...

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Legislation, caselaw change employer-worker rights (8491)

For centuries people have worked, earned income and maintained a job. Only recently the “job” has become viewed as an American right. For decades, employees and employers have followed a concept in business law entitled “employment-at-will,” an open-ended employment agreement ...

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