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  • March 22, 2018

    DOL Told To Rethink Denial Of Benefits For Uranium Worker

    A Kentucky federal judge has revived a workers’ compensation benefit petition from a former painter and laborer who said he developed a respiratory disorder at a government uranium-production facility, saying a doctor’s report casts doubt on whether the U.S. Department of Labor gave all available medical records to the expert whose opinion torpedoed the claim.

  • March 22, 2018

    NJ Sick Leave Bill Advances Amid Health Worker Concerns

    A New Jersey Assembly panel on Thursday advanced legislation that would require employers to provide earned sick leave to their workers in the state amid criticism that the proposed measure would not cover per-diem health care workers and thus put patients at risk.

  • March 22, 2018

    Union Pacific Urges Justices To Preserve Win On Stocks

    The Union Pacific Railroad Co. urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday not to overturn its victory in the Eighth Circuit that deemed its stock options for employees nontaxable, even if the high court rules against railroad companies in a similar and separate case before it.

  • March 22, 2018

    Elon Musk Could Rake In Billions Under Compensation Plan

    Tesla shareholders on Wednesday approved a gargantuan performance-based compensation package for the company’s leader, Elon Musk, but he would need to grow the carmaker to rival Google’s parent and other tech giants in order to receive all of its nearly $56 billion potential maximum value.

  • March 22, 2018

    Health Care System Must Face Some Claims In ERISA Suit

    A federal judge on Thursday refused to grant Providence Health & Services’ bid to toss the entirety of a proposed class action accusing the health care system of mismanaging a defined contribution retirement plan, denying its bid to dismiss investment management claims for lack of standing.

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