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2009-09-21 23:01:00

Report presents findings by wage level and gender and finds effective workplaces contribute to positive health; NEW YORK, Sept.

2009-07-09 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today applauded Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jim Webb (D-VA), Sue Collins (R-ME), Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Kit Bond (R-MO) for introducing the Airline Flight Crew Family and Medical Leave Act.

2009-06-30 14:08:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) has established a new clinical consultation service for its workers' compensation claims administration clients as an optional program enhancement.

2009-06-29 07:00:00

MONTREAL, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Presagia, an innovator of web-based software solutions for integrated absence & disability management, today announced the launch of "Presagia AtWork - Leave Management", the latest in Presagia's suite of integrated absence and disability solutions.

2009-06-04 19:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House of Representatives for passing this evening HR 626, the Paid Parental Leave Act sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-14-NY).

2009-05-28 07:05:00

Lost productivity for depression sufferers is a considerable and largely undetected problem SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees disabled by depression are away from work significantly longer than other employees on disability leave according to new research by the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute.

2009-04-30 22:09:37

Repeatedly going to work when ill significantly boosts the chances of having to take long-term sick leave later, researchers in Denmark found. The researchers at Herning Hospital in Denmark randomly selected almost 12,000 Danes of working age who had been in continuous employment for at least one year,

2009-04-30 09:08:05

Sick at work -- a risk factor for long term sickness absence at a later date?

2009-04-28 11:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research: As of this release, at least 50 cases of the swine flu have been confirmed in the United States with confirmed cases in six other countries, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise its pandemic alert level to Phase 4 for the first time since its creation.

Word of the Day
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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").