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2012-12-01 05:01:50

With the support of the Ford Foundation, NHCOA is working to ensure that Latino workers across several states fight for pending legislation or are aware of existing laws that provide leaves that pay so they don´t have to choose between their job and their families Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA)– the leading national organization working to improve the lives of Hispanic older adults, their families, and caregivers–...

Worst Excuses For Missing Work
2012-10-13 05:45:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online We've all had to call off work for some reason -- illness, doctor's appointment, death in the family, etc. -- but one employment website has compiled some of the worst and most memorable excuses for missing work ever passed along from employee to employer. CareerBuilder.com, which was founded in 1995 and is operated by Gannett Co, Inc., the Tribune Company, and the McClatchy Company, sponsored a study centered upon employees and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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