Monthly Archives: December 2010

Unemployment Rates Affect Veterans Disproportionately

Despite protection from one of the strongest anti-discrimination laws (USERRA), veterans find their prospects of reemployment dimmer than the rest of the nation’s jobseekers.  According to today’s Washington Post, unemployment rates for returning veterans have been higher than the national average since 2005.  One obvious cause is the skills the veterans have acquired while...
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Breast-pumping breaks to be available to all federal workers

The President has instructed the Office of Personnel Management to develop policies to protect mothers who are breastfeeding their infants, and need time and space to pump during the day.  Although the new health care law protects many hourly workers, see discussion here, the President wants all federal workers to get the protection. While finding...
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