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2014-02-26 23:28:41

In a statement released today veterans, members of The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C), called for the U.S. Congress and the Obama administration to stop the political power play and to mandate that federal supervisory and management officials face discipline for willfully breaking civil rights and whistleblower protection laws. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 “The unrestrained retaliatory actions the VA supervisors take against subordinate employees cripples the agency’s...

2012-10-19 04:00:22

Since 2007, U.S. Senators Barack Obama, Frank Lautenberg and U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone and Peter King introduced stillbirth research legislation with no action. The MISS Foundation that represents parents who lost a child due to stillbirth want to prevent future devastation to families through stillbirth research. With the 2012 elections suspending congressional action and the session ending soon, grieving parents see another session ending with no action. (PRWEB) October 18, 2012...

2012-03-28 01:08:36

More education, research needed to end challenges of discrimination Teaching students of all ages about the value of diversity and the serious mental health impacts of bias and stereotyping will help end widespread discrimination in the United States, according to a new American Psychological Association task force report. "Not only is discrimination wrong from the perspectives of morality and justice, it is ultimately detrimental to our entire country. Diversity increases our...

2011-04-05 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 1st, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a number of steps it was recommending to the President to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. The agency said it was confident of the President's support for the initiatives. The recommendations include policies that prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Institute's Drs. Judith B. Bradford and Harvey J. Makadon, Members of IOM Committee, Available for Interview Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of The National Academies advanced the future of LGBT health research today with the release of The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better...

2010-11-18 10:02:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced it has earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. The CEI ranks businesses on workplace policies and benefits provided to their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. With its 100 percent rating, Deloitte is recognized as one of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality. "We are pleased that the...

2010-07-27 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robbie Diamond, president of the Electrification Coalition (EC), released the following statement after the release of a detailed outline of the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act: "We applaud Senate leaders for including provisions for electric vehicles and infrastructure in the energy bill introduced today. We are pleased to see electrification deployment communities, which will...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'