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Regulation Must be Based on Sound Science and Common Sense

December 29, 2000
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In a guest column for Workforce , committee chairman Rep. Goodling (R-PA) talks about mistakes of the past and promises for the future of labor legislation.
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Employee Privacy vs. the Release of Medical Information

December 1, 2000
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A short-cut that wins a minor unemployment battle and yet opens up a protracted and costly ADA-privacy legal war is not worth taking.
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On Gore and Bush

October 17, 2000
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What each man will really end up doing after election day is anyone's guess, says Todd Raphael.
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Paid Family Leave

February 17, 2000
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The Right Start Act would authorize federal matching funds to states in 2002 for paid family leave programs for the birth or adoption of a child or other family care-giving needs.
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Medicare Reform and Prescription Drugs

February 17, 2000
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The "Immediate Helping Hand" proposal would subsidize drug coverage for Medicare beneficiaries with incomes up to 175 percent of poverty and for those with catastrophic drug costs exceeding $6,000.
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Minimum Wage

February 17, 2000
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The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2001 would increase the minimum wage by $1.50 in three intervals beginning in 2001 to $6.65 per hour by 2003.
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Liability Issues With Company Parties

January 1, 2000
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Dram shop, negligence, and other concepts to become familiar with.
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Quick Reference Contact List for New Hire Reporting

November 18, 1999
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Contact information for every state.
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