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Alzheimer's Patient Not Liable for Injury to Caregiver

Caregivers typically work with clients who, as a result of age or disability, cannot completely care for themselves.  The work ranges from providing companionship to assisting someone with all their activities of daily living, such as feed, dressing, bathing, etc.  608 more words

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New Brazil law supports domestic workers' rights

New Brazil law supports domestic workers’ rights

8 August 2014 Last updated at 01:06

BBC News

A new law in Brazil has come into force under which employers can be fined if they fail to register their domestic workers. 320 more words

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NEW YEAR, NEW LAWS. DOZENS OF NEW LAWS ARE SUPPOSE TO GO INTO EFFECT IN STATES ACROSS THE U.S.

New year, new laws.

Dozens of new laws that affect you are going into effect in states across the U.S. this year.  The provisions run the gamut from tanning salons to texting and driving to a higher minimum wage. 496 more words

Illinois Law Allows Employers To Offer Payroll Cards In Lieu Of Paychecks, Only Limits Some Fees

UPDATE: Employees in Illinois now have the option to receive their pay through payroll cards. Governor Pat Quinn officially signed into law today a bill that allows employers to offer the popular, but scrutinized form of payment on a voluntary basis. 587 more words

New laws take effect in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Aug. 1 brings a gaggle of new laws for Minnesota, ranging from the little-discussed (such as establishing Cesar Chavez Day in Minnesota every March 31) to the hard-fought (raising the state’s minimum wage). 458 more words

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Michigan Legislature Protects Breastfeeding Mothers

The debate has raged for decades: whether new mothers should be allowed to breastfeed their babies in public. Restaurants have refused to serve them or asked them to leave while feminists have called it natural and urged them to stay. 295 more words

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Michigan to Create Meth Users Registry

Drug use, especially meth, carries with it a stigma that can cause addicts to lose jobs, homes, and family support. But imagine if after serving your sentence and getting clean and sober, the cashier at the pharmacist could still label you as a user and refuse to serve you. 441 more words

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