Employment Law – May 2017

Employment Law – May 2017

In 2013, Featherstone’s doctor informed her she needed to have another surgery … alleging the denial constituted disability discrimination in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) as well as public policy. A trial court granted …
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AMA calls for national focus on doctors' mental health

“There’s quite a lot of doctors all over the country who are quite familiar with colleagues who they’ve lost, right the way through from their time as a medical student, right through to their employment,” he said. “This is something we’re …
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Fake doc case: CID to quiz four hosp officials

Kolkata: The CID will question four officials of Ruby General Hospital who had cleared the employment of “fake doctor” Kaiser Alam. The former director of the hospital, who now holds a very senior position in another private hospital near Moulali …
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Doctors are praising a whistleblower whose legacy will be a safer NHS

He was promptly removed from training. HEE, claiming a legal loophole, was untouchable, for as it was not deemed an ‘employment agency’ Day could not take it to court. Doctors were not protected when ‘whistleblowing’ and so Day’s career was in …
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Locum Tenens for Physicians

The number of physician locum tenens jobs grows every day as more companies, practices, and hospitals turn to locum tenens physicians to fill their vacant positions. The combination of an aging population, an increase in insured Americans, an aging …
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Does PCOS Increase Depression and Anxiety Symptoms?

A diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with an increased risk for moderate to severe depression or anxiety, requiring increased screening for these conditions, according to research published in Human Reproduction. Laura G.
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Missouri targets doctor shortage, expands first-in-nation law

Missouri targets doctor shortage, expands first-in-nation law

The newly passed Missouri legislation would broaden the reach of a 2014 law that sought to bridge the gap between communities in need of doctors and physicians in need of jobs. That law created a new category of licensed professionals — “assistant …
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66.5% of doctors in Saudi public hospitals are foreigners

The Ministry of Labor has recently halted the foreign recruitment of dentists in an effort to create more jobs for Saudi dentists in coordination with the Health Ministry. JEDDAH – Foreign doctors constituted 66.5 percent of 42,768 doctors working at …
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A to-do list for govt to create more jobs

Good nursing vastly reduces the workload for doctors — specially in the emergency room for … Tests and interviews for jobs should focus on personality and psychological attributes, rather than educational qualifications, which are rarely aligned …
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AMA calls for national approach to help doctors deal with physical and mental health

“There’s quite a lot of doctors all over the country who are quite familiar with colleagues who they’ve lost, right the way through from their time as a medical student, right through to their employment,” he said. “This is something we’re still coming to …
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Social media advice to NI health workers queried

… a QC who was an expert in employment law Dr Woods informed members said he had been advised by an expert in employment law that doctors using social media must follow their employer’s employment policies; members were therefore advised to read the …
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About 247 doctors on long leave, says Kerala Health Minister in Assembly

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 247 doctors under the Health Department are on long leave, Health Minister K K Shailaja informed the Assembly on Monday. “Of them, 222 took leave to pursue higher education and 23 for overseas employment. Some of them are …
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WordPress.com is malfunctioning

WordPress.com is malfunctioning

I am currently in dire need of updating my website, but it has been made impossible by wordpress.com being incapacitated. When I go to my pages it will not load anything no matter how long I wait, and when my friend tried to do it on his computer it wouldn …
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LivePerson Launches LiveEngage for Bots

LivePerson, Inc., a provider of cloud mobile and online business messaging solutions, has launched an enterprise bot management platform. Designed to run multiple bots at scale in the digital, marketing, and care operations of large brands, LiveEngage for Bots is an extension of its LiveEngage platform, and allows these brands to deploy, manage, and measure bots in one place, directly alongside human workers.
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Searchmetrics Launches Content Experience

Searchmetrics launched an agile content development platform. The Searchmetrics Content Experience is a pathfinding solution that lets writers create content optimized to reach their target group and stand atop search page rankings. Marketers can quickly optimize content production by identifying the right topics to create online content that resonates with current and potential customers.
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Seismic Integrates with Marketo to Deliver New Capabilities for Revenue-Driven Marketers

Seismic, an enterprise-grade sales enablement solution, announced it will join Marketo’s LaunchPoint ecosystem, the a robust community of partner technologies. The integration is meant to improve lead scoring and advanced campaigns for marketers while simultaneously bolstering the automatic creation of hyper-personalized sales content, further proving marketing teams’ contributions to the bottom line at large enterprises.
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Reltio Raises $40M in Series C Funding

Reltio, the enterprise data-driven applications and modern data management Platform as a Service (PaaS) company, announced it has secured Series C funding in the amount of $40 million?a clear sign of investors’ confidence in the company’s momentum and strong business prospects. Reltio Cloud is a multitenant PaaS that enables organizations to build data-driven applications with reliable master data management (MDM), relevant big data insights, and intelligent recommended actions.
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Why Should You Choose WordPress For Your Website?

WordPress is not just a blog, it’s a complete Customized content management system. WordPress offers you a platform that can be used by any, big, small or huge companies. With so many WordPress Plugins it’s sure that you will find just what you need.
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Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words

Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words

The voice assistants of today are closer than ever to the sci-fi ideal of the all-knowing computer that we’ve been dreaming about for decades. But the way that users are interacting with them isn’t just with voice search – it’s with voice commands. How are these different, and what can you do to optimize for them?
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An Interview with Joshua Solomon, Product Manager for Integrations, Lingotek

An Interview with Joshua Solomon, Product Manager for Integrations, Lingotek

On a typical day, Solomon meets with clients, agency partners, content platform providers, and internal Lingotek departments to gather use cases, weigh priorities, and create requirements for development. I find ways to connect Lingotek’s advanced translation technology and network of professional translators to the people creating content across the globe, he says.
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5 Reasons WordPress Is Still the Leading CMS in Web Design

WordPress is no rookie in the website development world. In fact, for over 10 years the CMS has reigned supreme in its digital kingdom. For those who are not sure if they have come across a website created on WordPress, there is no doubt that you have.
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How to Run Your WordPress Freelance Business Like an Agency

Having managed a startup marketing agency for a few years, I can tell you that it’s not easy work. Although I had managed projects for nearly a decade, this was my first time handling the management of a company on such a large scale. Needless to say …
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Search and Social Volume Continues to Show Double-digit Growth Year-Over-Year

Kenshoo, a provider of agile marketing, released a new infographic, Kenshoo Digital Marketing Snapshot: Q1 2017, highlighting the continued impact that mobile, product-focused and video ad types deliver for social and search advertisers. Social ad spending increased 41% year-over-year (YoY) supported by substantial growth in video ad (153%) and Dynamic Product Ad (202%) spending.
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Dedicated WordPress Server Hardware Tips: How to Pick Drives

Continuing in our Dedicated WordPress Server Hardware Tips series, we still get the question of whether one should use a hard drive or an SSD for WordPress hosting. This question is antiquated in 2017. The easy answer is to get an SSD. The more important …
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eForm v3.7.1 – WordPress Form Builder

eForm (Previously FSQM Pro) is an advanced and flexible form builder that can be integrated into your existing WordPress site. This is a complete form management solution, for quizzes, surveys, data collection, payment / cost estimation and user feedback …
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25% women suffer from PCOS: Study

25% women suffer from PCOS: Study

HYDERABAD: The incidence of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has increased in Hyderabad with more number of cases being reported in the city. According to city gynaecologists, PCOS is more among women employed in the IT sector. Doctors attribute the spurt …
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Global Women’s Health Cluster Report: Latest 2017 Drug Development Research

The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development and key players involved in therapeutic development for female infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis, and also features dormant and discontinued projects.
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63 jails have no doctors

Some jails do not get the doctor’s visit on a regular basis. When an inmate becomes seriously ill, he or she is transferred to a public hospital. The situation has become worse after diploma nurses submitted resignations to join jobs in higher …
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Americans Rate Teachers Higher But Would Rather Be Doctors

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of American Adults think being a doctor is one of the most important jobs in our country today, up from 56% in October 2013. Twenty-two percent (22%) disagree, and 12% are not sure.
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Ensure journalists, doctors and cops vote, Boniface Mwangi tells IEBC

Boniface Mwangi has asked IEBC to put in place mechanisms for security personnel, doctors and journalists to vote in August. The activist and Starehe MP aspirant said these groups are usually bound by their jobs. “I have unsuccessfully asked the IEBC for …
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Green tea supplements: Good for weight loss, but lacking in anti-inflammation action against PCOS

Consumption of green tea supplements leads to weight loss in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), but it is still uncertain if supplementation provides a direct anti-inflammatory effect against the condition. Researchers from the Ahvaz Jundishapur …
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Japan's Princess Mako will become a commoner after marriage, due to sexist law

Japan's Princess Mako will become a commoner after marriage, due to sexist law

Princess Mako is top left. Photo: AP But the legislation will make no reference to the controversial topics of whether to revise a males-only succession law or to allow women to stay in the imperial family after marriage, a move conservatives fear would be …
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Law enforcers nab 99 suspects in raids

KARACHI – The law enforcement agencies claimed to have arrested at least … Police said that two armed men barged into the house located at Jahangir Road. As the family realised the situation, started screaming and the robbers tried to flee while owner …
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Family of teen slain in Markham sues Backpage

Robinson stopped contacting her family altogether shortly before Christmas. Her body was discovered on Christmas Eve. Ambrose and her lawyers declined to discuss how Robinson ended up in the custody of her paternal grandparents and what events precipitated …
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Abbott: Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Won't Spark Racial Profiling

Abbott, who last week inked a controversial ban of sanctuary cities, said the law will not result in people being “pulled over and detained.” “As a person whose family is made up of Hispanics, I want to make sure no one who is Hispanic gets detained …
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Did slain DNC staffer leak info to WikiLeaks? Family, police say no evidence

“We are a family who is committed to facts, not fake evidence that surfaces every few months to fill the void and distract law enforcement and the general public from finding Seth’s murderers.” Several federal and local law enforcement authorities …
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This family spent $6,000 to save their home and still wound up facing foreclosure

As for Lageshia Moore and her husband, the family ultimately filed for bankruptcy — a move that can stop the foreclosure process, but only temporarily — and are now working with a law firm on a loan modification she hopes will reduce their payments to …
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Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'poised to be the first female Doctor Who' after impressing show bosses

Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'poised to be the first female Doctor Who' after impressing show bosses

And, revealing he’s keen to try his hand at other acting jobs, he added: ‘I’ve always gone from one job to the other and seen what was around the corner and I want to get back to that.’ Current Doctor’s Companion Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie …
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Missouri targets doctor dearth, expands first-in-nation law | National News

The newly passed Missouri legislation would broaden the reach of a 2014 law that sought to bridge the gap between communities in need of doctors and physicians in need of jobs. Supporters have touted the law as a model for other states. The law created a …
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Prof Paul has spoken up, now junior doctors should step up too

The threat contradicts the government’s position that foreign doctors are here on temporary registration and do not compete with locals for jobs. But just as important, it is incumbent upon doctors (and everyone else in fact) to stand up for their own …
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Models in France now required to get a doctor’s note before hitting the catwalk

Under the policy, doctors are required to pay specific attention to Body … models are being pressured to jeopardize their health and safety as a prerequisite for employment…together we are challenging you to make a serious commitment to promote health …
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Jobs at stake

The employment exchanges that were partially functional in 1970s … It was found that the brain drain is highest in skilled manpower that includes tech heads, doctors, engineers, electricians and plumbers. The public investment in vocational training …
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Expert Orthopedic Surgeon, Daniel W. Wilen, MD, is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctors in Brooklyn, New York

Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those … May 14 2017 – Kuwait- Fictitious employment – Panel to open file on ghost workers in govt, Arab Times (MENAFN – Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY, May 13: Parliament’s Negative Phenomena Committee …
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Over 100 delegates participate in SKIMS medical conference

Over 100 delegates participate in SKIMS medical conference

Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): For the promotion of health sector, the department of endocrinology of Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) ) organised Second Medical Science Congress and first Annual Conference of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS …
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The Effect of GLP-1 Agonists Versus OCs on Reproductive Disorders and Cardiovascular Risks in Overweight PCOS

Metformin, a drug to improve insulin resistance, may benefit metabolic sta… PCOSMIC Trial – PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome, Metformin for Infertility With Clomiphene 1. Metformin increases the pregnancy rate when added to the standard treatment of anovulatory …
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Jobs without degrees: Is university becoming outdated?

Although some occupations still require university for licensing purposes – such as lawyers, teachers, doctors and engineers – Imber says there is a trend of employers thinking outside the box when it comes to education. “There are definitely larger …
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A Mother's Love: One woman's journey with infertility and adoption

For this child, Adleigh Claire Aycock, they had prayed. They prayed when doctors diagnosed Keri Aycock with polycystic ovary syndrome, which, oftentimes, causes infertility. They prayed when multiple fertility treatments proved unsuccessful. They prayed …
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Newly-minted Doctor Mixing Hip-hop and Science

The decision by the students to show resistance was solidified. They could not straddle the fence. The Trump administration is quickly forcing people to choose sides. It appears that racism has no boundaries. It rears its distasteful head in too many …
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Missouri Lawmakers Seek To Reduce Doctor Shortage

The newly passed Missouri legislation would broaden the reach of a 2014 law that sought to bridge the gap between communities in need of doctors and physicians in need of jobs. That law created a new category of licensed professionals “assistant …
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Practitioner volunteers sought – Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre, London

Practitioner volunteers sought – Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre, London

The Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (LAC) are currently looking for solicitors or barristers who specialise in family law to supervise undergraduate law students who are Student Advisers at the Centre. The role would start in October 2017. The Supervisor …
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After losing his son, one Utah dad is pushing a law to help families living with addiction

It’s a family disease so families should have the ability to intervene. Cecchini said the federal law that shields addict’s medical information to protect them from discrimination at work, is also doing harm to their families because doctors won’t …
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Australia's Comedy Sitcom THE FAMILY LAW Season 2 Premieres In Mid June

Okay, I got to admit I am crazy, obsessed and one of the biggest fan of THE FAMILY LAW. Of course a lot of it is due to with the fact that it is pretty much an all Asian Australian cast, and I know personally and am friends with the creator of the book …
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Experts gather to discuss female genital mutilation

Despite the existence over 30 years of a criminal law, there remains no successful prosecution of an offence of FGM. While the Family Court and the High Court have creatively utilised other measures to address FGM, there has historically been no targeted …
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Wheaton Divorce Attorney Honored With 2017 Leading Lawyers Award

The Wheaton, Illinois family law firm of Abear Law Offices is delighted to announce that Attorney Patricia A. Fox has been awarded a 2017 Leading Lawyers Award for her quality services and commitment to the legal profession. The Leading Lawyers award …
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Making the legal system accessible to all – the Law Society’s vision for law and justice

To ensure justice is accessible to those who need it, it is important that the next government reinstates legal aid for early advice, particularly in housing and family law. This was removed under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act …
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