Trump’s 2019 Budget Proposal: Systemic Pay Discrimination Will Remain Priority

Trump’s 2019 Budget Proposal: Systemic Pay Discrimination Will Remain Priority

As set forth in the Budget Justification for OFCCP: OFCCP’s FY 2019 priorities support the agency’s efforts to enforce the law by emphasizing high-impact … number of workers and jobseekers from employment discrimination. According to the EEOC …
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In the Payroll Mailbag …

I’m not sure we can even make these types of deductions. Can you help? Answer: Loss-related deductions can be made from nonexempts’ pay, provided your state’s wage payment law allows it and your deductions don’t cut into their overtime pay.
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IMDb age censorship law declared unconstitutional

Requests to remove age information could only be made by paid subscribers of the site ostensibly using it to find employment. But Chhabria found the law to be both “underinclusive” and “overinclusive.” The law “bans only one kind of speaker from …
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Gig economy case reaches Supreme Court

After he suffered a heart attack in 2010, Mr Smith, from Kent, wanted to work three days a week rather than five. “Employment law in the United Kingdom is very unclear, and hopefully we can all get some clarity from the Supreme Court on this situation …
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DIFC Issues New Employment Law For Public Consultation

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has today proposed a new Employment Law regime. DIFC Authority’s Legislative Committee has invited public …
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Supreme court begins hearing plumber's employment case

After a heart attack in 2010 Smith wanted to work three days a week rather than five. “Employment law in the United Kingdom is very unclear, and hopefully we can all get some clarity from the Supreme Court on this situation, which will have huge …
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WordPress platform not accepting my DNS mx record change

WordPress platform not accepting my DNS mx record change

Hi, I have switched from the free plan to the personal plan. I have a custom domain name that I want to use with my site, the problem is that wordpress.com either doesnt allow me to just point an A record for the domain name to my word press site using an IP.
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WordPress Customer Service

I am having an issue with the site I manage – furryfriendsrockinrescue.org which is run with WordPress. Over the last year, WordPress has had updates and slowly the site, along with the programming has had glitches and issues. The mobile version (mainly …
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How a Norwegian comment section turned chaos into order—with a simple quiz

AUSTIN, Texas—The five-person team behind a simple WordPress plugin, which took three hours to code, never expected to receive worldwide attention as a result. But NRKbeta, the tech-testing group at Norway’s largest national media organization …
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Without Context, Some Lyrics Inside the Hello Dolly Plugin Are Degrading to Women

There have been many discussions over the years on whether or not Hello Dolly should be unbundled with WordPress. Seven years ago, it was argued that the lyrics are copyrighted and could potentially violate the GPL license. The latest issue with Hello …
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An Affectionate Baby Elephant Attacks a Woman In a Purple Raincoat With Lots of Muddy Cuddles

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting services helps support this blog. Please note, some Laughing Squid posts may contain affiliate marketing …
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22 Guides to Securing the Four Most Popular CMS

Some thirty percent of websites out there in the wild run on WordPress. Now the WordPress team is no slouch when it comes to patching out bugs, but the codebase is just so big, it helps to take extra steps. We’re lucky that the WordPress community is …
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Your in-house ‘expert’ can’t be used to prove employee should have been fired

Your in-house ‘expert’ can’t be used to prove employee should have been fired

A federal trial court hearing a Texas case has concluded that employers can’t use expert testimony to tell a jury that a discharge was justifiable based on a review of a worker’s employment records. That’s for a jury to decide. He sued, alleging …
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Have your say on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill

… amend the Employment Relations Act 2000 to meet the Government’s 100 day commitments on employment relations law. It would provide minimum standards and protections for employees, and strengthen collective bargaining and union rights in the workplace.
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Restructuring and recent employment law developments

2017 saw significant developments in employment law favouring the employee, reinforcing the need for investors and potential purchasers to carefully evaluate the employee position as part of their due diligence process. Anyone looking at purchasing a …
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Meadville employee to pay fine, court costs on harassment charges

Before pronouncing the sentence, Spataro said that Wilcox had been law-abiding before and since the incident and continues to hold a position of responsibility within Meadville’s treasurer office. And, Wilcox was placed in a situation where most people …
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Switzerland: Litigation 2018

He is recognised as a market leader and “a great litigator on employment-related disputes … in the space and is recognised for his deep knowledge of procedural law as well as his frequent appearances before state courts.
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Three common misconceptions about sick pay

Instead, the law only provides for employees to receive statutory sick pay (SSP), which pays out for up to 28 weeks. Of course, some lucky individuals may also be entitled to enhanced sick pay under the terms of their contract of employment or sickness policy.
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Sexual relationship not necessary for a valid marriage, says Munby

Sexual relationship not necessary for a valid marriage, says Munby

Sexual relations are not required for a marriage to be valid for the purposes of parental orders in surrogacy cases, the president of the family division has said … a valid marriage under the eyes of the law. Section 54 of the act states that the …
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Warning over DIY wills after penny-pinching families inadvertently disinherit their children

But lawyers have reported a rise in people preventing family members from being a beneficiary of their will by asking them to be a witness to their signature — which rules them out of receiving anything in the estate. Solicitor Nicola Waldman …
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HC sets aside conviction of Poonch family accused of murdering daughter-in-law

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday set aside conviction and life sentence to a mother and his son and daughter accused of killing their daughter/sister-in-law in Poonch in 2006. A trial court in Poonch had convicted and sentenced the three in …
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Boushie family lawyer says there were grounds for an appeal in Stanley case

Anecdotes from the general public about “hang fire” and a decades-old gun malfunction should not have been allowed at the Gerald Stanley trial, says the lawyer for Colten Boushie’s family … lawyer made no errors in law. There were no errors in the …
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Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse: a Government consultation paper

… family courts – are intended go beyond immediate members of the family – as proposed by the paper – than in the Family Law Act 1996, s 62. For example it is proposed that the elderly parent is abused by an adult child should have a cause of …
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They are friends so close they'll come through like family when someone's ill

says Joseph, a retired teacher. Acknowledging the “equivalent” of family relationships is rooted in a 1969 regulation about federal employees’ leave for military funerals in the thick of the Vietnam War. A 1994 law extended the “equivalent” definition to …
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Nelson crash victim's family 'reeling'

Nelson crash victim's family 'reeling'

“She lived to be a mother and was there for us always. Carmen loved and lived fiercely and will be terribly missed by her family and friends.” The two in the car being pursued also died. Police named them as Johnathan Tairakena, 25, and Phillip Jamie …
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Caring for 'chosen family' gains ground in sick-leave laws

says Joseph, a retired teacher. Acknowledging the “equivalent” of family relationships is rooted in a 1969 regulation about federal employees’ leave for military funerals in the thick of the Vietnam War. A 1994 law extended the “equivalent” definition to …
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Food in the Forest: Strawberries – to Hull and back

I’ve just returned from a family visit to Hull with a basket of my sister-in-law’s home-grown strawberries. They looked absolutely divine: even-sized, glossy, firm but not too soft and totally fresh, having being picked an hour before. They also tasted …
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FBI official: 'We clearly should have done more'

The panel is examining legislative proposals to improve school safety, but much of the early focus was on law enforcement failures … who identified herself as a close friend of the Cruz family and shared information from Cruz’s social media accounts …
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Britain hits back: Theresa May vows to EXPEL 23 Russian spies, CANCELS all contact with Moscow and calls for international SANCTIONS as she lays out reprisals for nerve gas attack

MINISTERS AND ROYAL FAMILY ARE TO BOYCOTT WORLD CUP IN RUSSIA Ministers and … The council and the United Nations General Assembly have decried Russia’s violations of international law with alarming regularity,’ he said. ‘Its reckless behaviour …
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PM: Diplomats out, World Cup boycott after Skripal "attempted murder"

May also confirmed that no ministers and no members of the Royal Family would attend the World Cup … we will continue to bring all the capabilities of UK law enforcement to bear against serious criminals and corrupt elites. There is no place for these …
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Five Key Employment Law Developments In April

Five Key Employment Law Developments In April

April is a busy month for most businesses, with the start of a new financial year creating accounting and reporting requirements for many. Alongside this, key developments tin employment law will take effect from the start of the month. Here, we take a …
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Policy Exchange – Second-Guessing Policy Choices: The rule of law after the Supreme Court’s UNISON judgment

The paper is not about the proper level of employment tribunal fees but about the question … The paper argues that the Supreme Court’s judgment turns the rule of law on its head, transforming it into a test that allows the courts, with the benefit …
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Five key employment law developments to watch out for in April

April is a busy month for most businesses, with the start of a new financial year creating accounting and reporting requirements for many. Alongside this, key developments tin employment law will take effect from the start of the month. Here, we take a …
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Employment appeal a 'missed opportunity' says Hale

‘It follows that the law remains as it has been for the last 40 years and I express no view about whether that is correct,’ she added. Reilly was represented by Martin Palmer instructed by employment specialists Spencer Shaw Solicitors. Sandwell was …
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Baker fined for 'working too hard' after keeping his business open seven days a week

This broke strict employment laws in a country that still views a day of rest as being essential for everybody. But those who rely on Mr Vaivre for their baguettes and croissants said it was ‘disgusting’ that he was being treated so shoddily.
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Employment and Labour – 2017 Year in Review

Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in employment and labour law across Canada and see how they could affect the management of your human resources. If you would like to know more about the cases included in this publication, we would be happy to …
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Polycystic ovary sufferer embraces body and facial hair: ‘It's liberating’

Polycystic ovary sufferer embraces body and facial hair: ‘It's liberating’

Miranda Nodine, 28, was diagnosed with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) at the age of 16 after being rushed to hospital with stabbing pains in her stomach. The student from Virginia, US, suffers from irregular periods and hadn’t had one for two years …
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Sterile Services Locum Suffolk

In-depth knowledge of the Sterile Services sector We have real knowledge and understanding of every individual medical specialty we supply in to and endeavour to place every candidate into jobs which will best match their skills and experience. Crown …
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Professor Stephen Hawking’s passionate defence of the NHS should be remembered

Mr Hunt’s Department of Health and Social Care had rejected claims by the JR4NHS campaign group, founded by three doctors and a university professor … Toys R Us to shut all stores leaving 3,000 jobs lost Mr Hunt shot back writing on The Guardian …
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Locum Community/Inpatient Job Oxford

In-depth knowledge of the Mental Health sector We have real knowledge and understanding of every individual medical specialty we supply in to and endeavour to place every candidate into jobs which will … Staff and Hospital Doctors. Your own dedicated …
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Steel tariffs and doctors: a teachable moment?

This will reduce demand for these products and might cause consumers to buy more foreign cars and fewer US made cars, possibly leading to a loss of jobs in the auto industry … specifically the services provided by doctors, our highest paid professionals.
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'Hirsutism is cute!' Woman, 28, who used to spend hours a DAY shaving her excessive body hair now celebrates her fuzz, saying life's 'too short to hide'

A woman diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) has revealed how she decided to stop trying to rid her body of excessive hair. Miranda Nodine, from Virginia, was diagnosed at 16 after being rushed to hospital with stomach pains, not realising that …
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You can spend the night in these lighthouses in Wales…

You can spend the night in these lighthouses in Wales…

They are suitable for families and couples and are simply lush via Wales http://ift.tt/2ExZzpJ https://welsheventsblog.wordpress.com/2018/02/18/you-can-spend-the-night-in-these-lighthouses-in-wales-2/
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How to Protect Your WordPress Site from Keylogger Malware

It’s probably not surprising that WordPress powers nearly one-third of websites and captures over 60% of the content management system (CMS) market globally, according to W3Techs. But you may be surprised to learn that, at the time of this writing, over 2,300 websites run on WordPress were infected by malware, based on data provided by PublicWWW, a source code search engine.
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header font color

If you have the Premium or Business upgrade http://wordpress.com/plans and use Custom CSS, you can opt to apply custom CSS to a WordPress.com theme. Note 1: If you have the required upgrade you can use this link http://en.forums.wordpress.com/forum/css …
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Does Gutenberg Address the Needs of the Average WordPress User?

With WordPress in the process of preparing the new Gutenberg editor for full release in version 5.0, there are a ton of opinions on the change. I recently witnessed a demonstration of what the editor can do, and the presenter could barely get a word in.
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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Page Templates

One of the templates that I always include in any theme I code is the page.php file. This is the template that WordPress will use for creating static pages. It’s useful to have a dedicated page.php file instead of falling back to index.php because you …
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Can Glossy Art Books Survive in the Digital Age? The Team behind Crowdsourcing Platform Vol.co Think So.

The project needed a robust, beautiful online home with more than out-of-the-box eCommerce features. Darren had worked with Heydays, a WordPress- and WooCommerce-focused agency based in Norway, on previous projects. They stood out to him thanks to their …
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Employers are firing injured workers unjustly — and getting away with it

Employers are firing injured workers unjustly — and getting away with it

Under Ontario law, employers must offer accident victims jobs that are suitable … accepted the assistance of the pizza shop owner … notwithstanding that his doctors continued to direct him to remain off work completely.” In another tribunal case …
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Better pay, more hiring will go long way to healing VA’s ills

Primary care doctors know how to screen for stress-related conditions … The VA also has case managers and social workers whose jobs include making sure that these handoffs to specialists are as easy and reliable as possible, which is unheard of in …
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Fertility Woes and the Role Obesity Plays

Women that are overweight are prone to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a condition characterized by enlarged ovaries, higher levels of male sex hormones, and irregular menstrual cycles. More than 50 percent of women with this condition are either …
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Hove doctors’ surgery requires improvement, watchdog says

A doctors’ surgery in Hove “requires improvement “, according … “The practice has a low deprivation score compared to the national average, with more patients in employment or full-time education and lower levels of unemployment, although the …
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A doctor explains what you need to know about polycystic ovarian syndrome

PCOS is a common, but often misunderstood condition. 12–21% of women of reproductive age will suffer from it and despite the small acronym the diagnosis has many implications. The syndrome, despite the name, is more about the body’s metabolism and how …
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Are you a woman with excessive body hair? You may have PCOS

Women with unwanted dark, course hair growing on the face, chest or back should undergo testing for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and other underlying health problems, experts suggest, Hindustantimes reported. For the first time since 2008, the …
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Yoga Asanas to Treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Yoga Asanas to Treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrinal system disorder Symptoms include irregular periods, obesity, acne and excess hair growth One in every 10 women in India suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome Yoga can help balance hormones by …
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This Common Hormone Disorder In Women Has Everything To Do With Blood Sugar Balance

In America, between 8 and 20 percent of women are affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (more commonly referred to as PCOS), making it one of the most common endocrine disorders among women of childbearing age—and one of the biggest contributors to …
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Spring Statement: John McDonnell attacks 'astounding complacency'

“Haven’t you listened to the doctors and nurses, the teachers … while also “single-handedly destroying our solar industry” with the loss of 12,000 jobs as a result of subsidy cuts. Mr McDonnell said it was “a bit rich” for the chancellor to claim …
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Grandmother with cancer sacked in the street for taking ‘too much’ sick leave wins landmark case

The grandmother-of-six was off work for about ten months after doctors discovered she had pre-cancerous … After losing her job of 14 years, she took her employer, Sadek Hamis, to an employment tribunal, which wrongly adjudicated that “pre-cancer …
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15 Signs of B12 Deficiency in Women

The month of September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, awareness month. This common hormonal condition that causes the overproduction of androgens (or male hormones) in… Heart disease is actually the leading cause of death for women (and men …
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'I look six months pregnant': Nicola McLean discusses her battle with Polycystic ovary syndrome and reveals the condition has made her insecure about her weight

She used to flaunt her fabulous figure in front of the camera when she worked as a glamour model. But Nicola McLean confessed she has been left feeling insecure about her body because of her battle with Polycystic ovary syndrome in an interview with The …
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