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Worker Testimony, Expert Opinion Justify FMLA Leave

March 19, 2010
At issue in the case was whether a doctor’s note establishing incapacitation for two days plus an employee’s testimony that she remained ill two additional days satisfied FMLA leave requirements from her job as a medical receptionist.
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More People Roll Over Their 401(k) Assets

March 19, 2010
Of the assets that were moved, 80 percent were rolled over into IRAs, 10 percent were taken in cash distributions, 8 percent were moved into new employer plans, and 2 percent were taken in other forms of distributions.
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Senate May Take Up Another Pay Bill Before End of Term

March 12, 2010
Proponents say the bill would help women pull even with men in compensation levels, asserting that women make only 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. The issue takes on more urgency during a recession, they say, because women are the sole breadwinners in many households.
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