California Family Leave Law Has Helped Families, Businesses

California Family Leave Law Has Helped Families, Businesses

The success of California’s paid family leave law, an issue addressed by candidates during the first Democratic presidential debate, has quickly become an example of how the policy could be implemented nationwide. In the 11 years since California’s …See all stories on this topic

Mark Duggan's family wins right to appeal against 'lawful killing' ruling

His family want to challenge the decision by three High Court judges … the inquest jury should not have been directed to pply the “purely subjective” criminal law test of “honest belief” for self- defence and gave permission for the full appeal to …See all stories on this topic

Court Rules Missouri Law Denies Gays Employment Protection

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri appeals court has ruled that a man who claims he was fired because he’s gay can’t sue his former employer for discrimination. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Tuesday’s 2-1 decision by the Western District Missouri …See all stories on this topic

Alabama law firm joins Nevada-based lawsuit involving Natural Organics founder's $800 million estate

The Montgomery-based Beasley, Allen law firm is now representing the family of Gerald Kessler, the founder of Natural Organics, in seeking control of the $800 million estate Kessler left behind when he died in March. Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin …See all stories on this topic

Family Escorted Off JetBlue Flight, Says Airline Called Them 'Animals'

Keren Kimchy and her family — a total of five adults and four children — had … In her post, Kimchy claimed the first of two confrontations took place when her brother-in-law was trying to put his bags in the overhead bin as the plane was boarding.See all stories on this topic

Albania approves law on employment promotion

National Labor Council of Albania Tuesday approved a draft law designed to encourage people to work and accept jobs offered by labor agencies, Albanian Daily News reported. The approval came at a time when the country faces employment difficulty, with …See all stories on this topic

Why You Should Be Reading This Blog

Why You Should Be Reading This Blog

We began documenting our progress with the blog downsizemaybe at WordPress. We have developed many dedicated followers there, and look forward to migrating with them to this new, more grammatically correct, version in ChicagoNow. One thing we discovered …See all stories on this topic

Effectively Promote and Build Community For Your Indie Game

What should you setup? It should look like your product. Right now we actually setup a WordPress site with a theme that we could customize and make look like Violent Sol Worlds. It does not take much and you have a good location for your potential …See all stories on this topic

What Inspires Us to Blog?

Seven bloggers in the WordPress.com community tell us what motivates them to share their art and stories. Every day, people from all around the world start a site on WordPress.com to share everything from photos from their latest adventures to deeply …See all stories on this topic

Turkey cracks down on media outlets, Tokyo Motor Show opens to press, Royals take Game One | Oct. 28

The day in photos around the world. The Darkroom offers Facebook and WordPress commenting in the hopes of fostering constructive conversation among our users. Please abide by our Terms of Service when commenting on the site.See all stories on this topic

If You Build It, They Will Not Come

And this time, instead of dumping scads of cash into beautifying the site and hiring the best of the best for web design and photography, I made the website myself watching YouTube WordPress tutorials, designed the logo in Photoshop and started aggregating …See all stories on this topic

Forbes: Indiana a top-10 state for business for the first time

While eighth overall, Indiana came in at No. 2 for regulatory environment and No. 6 in the quality of life category. Powered by WordPress.com VIPSee all stories on this topic

California doctor convicted in overdose deaths of 3 patients

California doctor convicted in overdose deaths of 3 patients

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor was convicted of murder Friday in a landmark case for killing three patients who overdosed on what a prosecutor called “crazy, outrageous amounts” of painkillers she prescribed. The second-degree murder …See all stories on this topic

NHS: Stress affecting one in three junior doctors, according to British Medical Association

The job of a junior doctor is becoming “undoable”, the British Medical Association has said, as a new analysis of workforce data reveals one in three suffered from work-related stress last year. Dr Johann Malawana, chair of the BMA’s junior doctor …See all stories on this topic

October 31: BMA has no grounds for complaint over junior doctors

The first call for help goes to the family doctor; but they have opted out of night work and weekend work. General practice has been turned into a convenience for the GP rather than for the patient; it has become a boring, boxticking job; this is why many …See all stories on this topic

Junior Doctors facing unprecedented stress levels as figures reveal effect of new contract

The latest figures also show less than half (43.5 per cent) of Junior Doctors believe their job is good for their health. In 2011, that figure stood at 55.3 per cent. Similarly, the percentage of Junior Doctors reporting their job has a negative impact on …See all stories on this topic

T.D. Jakes' Daughter Offers Stunning Insight for Facing Trials

Coleman was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. The diagnosis put Coleman in the ranks of nearly 5 million women in the United States alone. Rather than doubting the promises of God, she took the enemy to task. “I know what God promised me …See all stories on this topic

Rotunda master: Quality of doctors ‘dumbed-down’

The quality of doctors taking up posts in the Irish health service has … “People may come back to a job in the Rotunda but not in Clonmel,” Dr Coulter Smith added. READ NEXT Only 74 first-time buyers availed of tax refund system He said ideally …See all stories on this topic

Executive Assistant, Center for Universal Education

Executive Assistant, Center for Universal Education

Serves as a special assistant on various matters including complex travel planning, interfacing with well-known political and business clientele and ancillary personal duties. Supports the CUE management team; serves as outreach liaison to funders …See all stories on this topic

Beyonce snaps 'stop it' at fussy assistant

A personal assistant fussing over Beyonce as cameras flashed at a major concert event was told to “stop it” by the megastar. Video footage captured the moment when the Single Ladies singer scolded her sidekick at a Tidal concert event at Barclays Center in …See all stories on this topic

The Rise of the Executive PA

The executive personal assistant is a job that requires utmost discretion and an inbuilt ability to know what the boss needs before they need it. In an age where many administrative tasks are being delegated to computers, the human touch of the skilled …See all stories on this topic

Assistant Editor, POPSUGAR Fitness

Job Requirements POPSUGAR is looking for a health and fitness fanatic to join our Fitness team as an assistant editor … and love sharing your own personal fitness experiences with others, we want to meet you! Our ideal candidate is a strong writer …See all stories on this topic

When Your PA is Just a Chat Away

Digital personal assistant services are not new to us. With Facebook launching its own, called M (integrated inside Messenger), last month, it joins Google Now, Apple’s Siri and Windows’ Cortona as the big four. There are others, too, such as Assistant …See all stories on this topic

PHD’s BrainScape explores the future of artificial intelligence

Nearly 250 marketers attended the Omnicom Media-owned group’s conference at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, to hear talks on algorithms, virtual personal assistants and voice recognition. This year’s line-up included talks by Kevin Slavin, founder of Playful …See all stories on this topic

Syrian refugee crisis personal for Catherine Pinhas Mulcair

Syrian refugee crisis personal for Catherine Pinhas Mulcair

OTTAWA — The Syrian refugee crisis has struck a personal note with Catherine Pinhas Mulcair … circle — his includes longtime NDP counsel Karl Belanger, his executive assistant and spokesman George Smith and chief of staff Alain Gaul.See all stories on this topic

Woman calls the wrong number, marries the man who answered the phone

you might want to answer it. That’s because the love of your life might be on the other line! According to FOX 8, Crystal Darby was trying to call her friend, but ended up dialing the wrong number. A man named mark answered the phone and the spoke for …See all stories on this topic

Refugee crisis personal for NDP leader’s wife Catherine Pinhas Mulcair

The Syrian refugee crisis has struck a personal note with Catherine Pinhas Mulcair … inner circle – his includes longtime NDP counsel Karl Belanger, his executive assistant and spokesman George Smith and chief of staff Alain Gaul.See all stories on this topic

Mobile phone shop salesman jailed for blackmailing woman

When the lady asked how he got the photos and who he was, he did not give an answer. However, she was sure that her phone was not given to anybody except the repair shop and no one could have access to it. She reported the issue to the authorities …See all stories on this topic

Tax phone scam rears ugly head in Milton – again

He left a voice message on the resident’s answering machine, with a name – Randy Webster, his badge – 567128 – and told the resident she had to pay $1,198 immediately, and left a phone number for her to call. She was told if she didn’t pay …See all stories on this topic

How to roll your Windows 10 Mobile phone back to Windows 8.1

The short answer is to use the Windows Device Recovery Tool … Prerequisites for your computer (PC): Microsoft Windows 7 or newer. USB cable to connect your phone to the computer. Minimum 4 GB free storage space. Then download and install the Recovery …See all stories on this topic

Ky. family’s tip led to police discovering wanted fugitive

Ky. family’s tip led to police discovering wanted fugitive

(WKRN) – A family’s tip helped lead officers to a fugitive wanted in connection to the shooting of a Putnam County officer over the weekend. Law-enforcement officials lost track of Floyd Ray Cook over the weekend, but got a break Thursday when …See all stories on this topic

DAs, police, family of slain push for death penalty reform

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California prosecutors, police officers and family members of murder victims have launched … Ramos says appointing appeals lawyers to the process and other proposed reforms could shorten the time from conviction to execution from …See all stories on this topic

Wheaton Law Firm Named General Counsel for College of DuPage

The firm provides legal services in relation to: commercial litigation, employment law, business and corporate law, general counsel services, tax law, intellectual property, real estate, insurance recovery, municipal law, estate planning and criminal defense.See all stories on this topic

Holyoke Brunault Family's decades of political history sticks at The Wherehouse?

HOLYOKE– The Brunault family recently donated campaign memorabilia from its … formerly a solicitor in the city Law Department and member at various times of “virtually every board in the city,” provided The Wherehouse? with a James Brunault bumper …See all stories on this topic

Greens call for law change to protect labour hire workers

The Green Party has endorsed the call of the FIRST Union for Workplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse to audit the employment practices of labour hire companies, and says a law change is necessary to ensure labour hire workers are not exploited.See all stories on this topic

That was close! Heroic man rescues family of three from burning car wreck SECONDS before it explodes

With the help of his brother-in-law, Wu managed to smash open the window with a spanner … Emergency services were called to the scene and put out the fire. The family were taken to hospital, where they were treated for their injuries.See all stories on this topic

Office Assistant/medical Office/receptionist/data Entry

Office Assistant/medical Office/receptionist/data Entry

Skills ? Excellent Organizational Skills ? Strong Customer Relations Skills ? Computer Proficiency ? Data Entry ? Telephone Answering, 12-Line System ? Word Processing and Typing ? 10-Key Calculator ? Filing ? Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access …See all stories on this topic

How to Grow Your Business With Virtual Assistants (Infographic)

5. Capitalize on specialization. Virtual assistants are no longer limited to personal assistant “secretarial” services. Over the years, as the need to streamline costs has grown, and the Internet has increased its significance in the global business …See all stories on this topic

Assistants get Oxygen airing

The show explores the lives of assistants to real-estate agent Blair Myers, radio personality Big Tigger and music executive Abou Thiam, among others, following them as they balance their personal and professional lives. It will debut at 21.00 on January 19.See all stories on this topic

Don't answer a call from unknown number: Roseman

Canadian government officials do not call to collect money by phone, using prepaid cards, Western Union or private bank accounts. And if you have call display, do not answer any calls unless you recognize the number. Ellen Roseman writes about personal …See all stories on this topic

U S Department of Treasury : Remarks by Assistant Secretary Karen Dynan at the Center for American Progress

I am so glad that the Center for American Progress is engaged on the question of what public policy can do to promote retirement security and, in particular, higher personal saving. Having sufficient saving is important both to the long-run performance of …See all stories on this topic

CEFS recognized 5 area residents for personal achievement

Charlene Nelson, C.E.F.S. Family and Community Development Specialist at the Illinois workNet Center in Effingham, assisted Terry as she made the decision to enroll for training as a Medical Assistant, a one year certificate program at Lincoln Trail College.See all stories on this topic

Staying In Ski Shape

Staying In Ski Shape

The group competes in events sanctioned by the New York State Ski Racing Association throughout the state. For more information, visit windbriefs.wordpress.com.See all stories on this topic

Rackspace Launches Carina, A Hosted Environment For Running Docker Containers

These include O’Reilly Media, which is using containers to power parts of its online learning tools, as well as the Drupal and WordPress hosting service Pantheon, which has long used containers at the core of its platform. For now, the new service is …See all stories on this topic

Tinder IPO runs into Tinder® Crowd-Funded Lawsuit

WildFireWeb is reportedly a tiny player with under $500,000 in revenue, competing in the content management system industry dominated by behemoths like WordPress®, Joomla® and Drupal®. The virally popular Tinder dating app recently went from being a …See all stories on this topic

Discussing: The Reinvention Curse

Originally posted on colorwynd.wordpress.com. I have this theory about certain video game franchises. This theory, which I’ve hastily called the reinvention curse, states that when a video game series reinvents itself with a new iteration and receives …See all stories on this topic

Winter Garden teacher’s blog garners international attention

That’s when she decided: She would write a blog. In early 2015, corkwoman.wordpress.com was born. Tobin began to experience some more challenging times. Her husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. A tree fell on her house. Her family experienced more …See all stories on this topic

WordPress 4.4 Beta: Bare Bones?

WordPress 4.4 Beta 1 has been released for users and developers to tinker with, and it comes with a December 8th release date, too. Version 4.4 will bring about a new default theme, responsive images and a wider variety of embeds. Developers will also get …See all stories on this topic

Your Website is Killing Your Business” to be Presented at WordCamp NYC 2015

Your Website is Killing Your Business” to be Presented at WordCamp NYC 2015

Exceller Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce they are part of the one-and-only WordCamp NYC 2015, the leading conference on everything WordPress web design and development. Kathy Argyros, Founder & Chief Consultant, will be presenting “Your Website i …See all stories on this topic

The Floating Hospital reaches more Spanish-speaking patients through SiteSync, Sajan’s website translation technology

Sajan linked their technology SiteSync to Floating Hospital’s WordPress site and to Transplicity, Sajan’s translation management system. This setup allowed content to flow seamlessly between systems to be translated into Spanish and updated …See all stories on this topic

Net neutrality at risk as EU heads for crucial vote

It’s up to all of us to save it.” In an open letter headed by van Schewick, firms including BitTorrent, Kickstarter, Netflix, Reddit, Soundcloud, Tumblr and WordPress said the current draft legislation threatened to “undermine the EU technology industry”.See all stories on this topic

The UI to UX Designer Toolbox offers great design assets at a price of your choosing

For speedier web design, there are eight stylish website templates from Bek Temirbay, all with their original PSD files, and eight WordPress and Tumblr themes from Themelantic. The other part of the deal is Fluid Mask 3, a Mac app for overlaying selective …See all stories on this topic

How to Build a Successful Website in 5 Easy Steps

The market is also saturated with web builder programs, software, and platforms. I recommend WordPress; it’s free and easy. WordPress allows its users to easily create and manipulate content and is extremely user-friendly. WordPress offers thousands of …See all stories on this topic

Global Internet freedom continues to weaken: report

However the sites are hosted on WordPress, a global service that uses a more secure version of the traditional hypertext protocol that powers much of the Web. Because the secure protocol made it too difficult to ban the five specific sites, the Turkish …See all stories on this topic