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The Toledo Blade
Toledo finance director stresses $8.2M always included in city's budgetsToledo top finance stewards Tuesday stressed again that the city doesn't have a
The Toledo Blade / Posted an hour ago
Toledo top finance stewards Tuesday stressed again that the city doesn't have any new or found money and the more than $8 million that sat idle in a fund for five years was actually accounted for during that entire time. City Finance Director George... Read more
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The Columbian
Task force struggles to cut $5B from Oregon pension costsSALEM, Ore. — A special task force convened by Gov. Kate Brown is deciding how
The Columbian / Posted 3 hours ago
SALEM, Ore. — A special task force convened by Gov. Kate Brown is deciding how to cut $5 billion from the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System’s unfunded liability without hurting the retirement benefits of government workers who draw from... Read more
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Business Wire
Next Level Administrators Hires Rafael ZenoBRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Next Level Administrators (NLA), a goal-orien
Business Wire / Posted 4 hours ago
BRADENTON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Next Level Administrators (NLA), a goal-oriented workers’ compensation claims administration firm, announced today the appointment of Rafael “Rafi” Zeno as Business Development Manager. Zeno will report directly to... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Shelton roofer to jail for scamA roofer who was criminally charged twice in 13 months for working illegally as
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
A roofer who was criminally charged twice in 13 months for working illegally as a contractor has been sentenced to 15 days behind bars. Peter Daniel Yeaman, 57, pleaded guilty last week in Mason County District Court to a gross misdemeanor charge of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Tracking The Great Escape From Cook County And IllinoisAuthored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Cook County Illinois has the large
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 hours ago
Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Cook County Illinois has the largest population loss of any county in the nation. Chicago represents just over half of the population of Cook County. Here is a graph I put together of the “Great Escape”... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Woman who stole workers’ comp benefits mean for her dead mother is sentencedGOSHEN – A woman, who stole close to $40,000 in workers’ compensation benefits
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 11 hours ago
GOSHEN – A woman, who stole close to $40,000 in workers’ compensation benefits meant for her long-deceased mother, was sentenced in Orange County Court on Monday to six months in the county jail, five years of probation and full restitution of the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois employees under investigation for racist, sexist, anti-gay emailsCHICAGO (AP) – Illinois officials are investigating a longtime state investigat
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 hours ago
CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois officials are investigating a longtime state investigator whose personal email has been the source of racist, sexist and anti-gay emails. The state began reviewing Frank Capuzi, 62, with the Workers’ Compensation Commission... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mike Madigan doesn't careHouse members have been working across the aisle to fix some of the systemic pr
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
House members have been working across the aisle to fix some of the systemic problems connected to our state budget — workers' compensation reform, pension reform, a fair and equitable K-12 education funding formula and meaningful property tax... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Copy-Illinois employees under investigation for derogatory emailsemails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
emails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began reviewing 62-year-old Frank Capuzi with the Workers' Compensation Commission after the newspaper's probe of offensive emails that were forwarded from his address to a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois employees under investigation for derogatory emailsemails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
emails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began reviewing 62-year-old Frank Capuzi with the Workers' Compensation Commission after the newspaper's probe of offensive emails that were forwarded from his address to a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois employees under investigation for derogatory emailsemails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
emails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began reviewing 62-year-old Frank Capuzi with the Workers' Compensation Commission after the newspaper's probe of offensive emails that were forwarded from his address to a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois employees under investigation for derogatory emailsemails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
emails. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2tTyeIv ) reports the state began reviewing 62-year-old Frank Capuzi with the Workers' Compensation Commission after the newspaper's probe of offensive emails that were forwarded from his address to a... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McCaleb: After two wins, Madigan plays political game with school fundingIn his more than 30 years as Illinois’ powerful House speaker, Michael Madigan
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
In his more than 30 years as Illinois’ powerful House speaker, Michael Madigan has won far more political battles than he’s lost. Illinois is losing big time, but what concern of that is it to Madigan? He keeps his power, and everyone else loses... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Racist emails scandal moves beyond city as Illinois opens an investigation into state employee's roleof children in black and Hispanic neighborhoods The state began a review into
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
of children in black and Hispanic neighborhoods The state began a review into Frank Capuzi — an investigator with the Workers' Compensation Commission and son of a former Republican state lawmaker — following Tribune inquiries into offensive... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Marlboro trustees told of health serviceslives have been saved. Fiscal Officer Tracy Ferrett reported a rebate of $7,60
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
lives have been saved. Fiscal Officer Tracy Ferrett reported a rebate of $7,600.16 was received from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for 66 percent of the 2015 premium paid in 2016. The bureau is offering a 3-1 matching grant if any of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
TRUMBULL COURTSTRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Joseph F. Court Jr., 66, of 356 Iowa Ave.,
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Joseph F. Court Jr., 66, of 356 Iowa Ave., Girard, and Amber E. Cunningham, 27, of same. Brett R. Franklin, 36, of 1717 E. 9th St., Cleveland, and Kandace A. Kocjan, 38, of 2689 Oak Forest Drive, Niles. Todd A.... Read more
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New York Post
Yellen links opioid crisis to low workforce participationFed chief Janet Yellen in congressional testimony recently suggested that the o
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Fed chief Janet Yellen in congressional testimony recently suggested that the opioid epidemic hitting the Ohio Valley states and elsewhere could be contributing to the historically low workforce participation rates for men. While drug use and abuse... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the MoveBednarz Law Office Attorney John A. Bednarz Jr., Wilkes-Barre, has been select
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Bednarz Law Office Attorney John A. Bednarz Jr., Wilkes-Barre, has been selected a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 10 years in the field of workers’ compensation law. Only 5 percent of Pennsylvania lawyers attain the status of Super Lawyer. Since... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Temp-to-perm: The advantages of 'test-driving' employeesTemporary agencies take on the work and bear the expenses of advertising, inter
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Temporary agencies take on the work and bear the expenses of advertising, interviewing, qualifying, assessing skills, reference checking the individuals. Once the agency finds the ‘right fit’ among the talent pool, the agency becomes the temporary... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Despite ‘reforms,’ California’s workers’ comp system remains the nation’s most costlyThe progressive era of California government a century ago spawned many innovat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The progressive era of California government a century ago spawned many innovative reforms, among them a “grand compromise” between workers and their employers. Under workers’ compensation enacted in 1914, workers gave up their right to sue... Read more
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Philly.com
A fateful 2014 decision confounds foes of Sunoco's Mariner East pipelineThe first time Charles S. Katz Jr. heard of the Mariner East 2 project was in 2
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
The first time Charles S. Katz Jr. heard of the Mariner East 2 project was in 2015, when a representative of Sunoco Pipeline LP arrived at his house in Glen Mills and said the company was going to bury a pipeline across his backyard, whether he liked... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
METRO DIGEST || Missing Howland man found deadMissing Howland man found dead The Trumbull County coroner will conduct an aut
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Missing Howland man found dead The Trumbull County coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a Howland Township man found inside a box truck he owned, parked in the Eastwood Mall parking lot between Pep Boys and Huntington... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
How a cop's son became a go-to lawyer in police shootingsCarolina needs to put more money into training and resources for local departme
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Carolina needs to put more money into training and resources for local departments. He also has represented officers in workers' compensation cases, adding they need more support after finding themselves in traumatic situations. "I have seen... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Brian Stewart: Tax increases, budget and school fundingBy Brian StewartThe Journal Standard During the past few weeks much has occurr
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
By Brian StewartThe Journal Standard During the past few weeks much has occurred in the General Assembly and it has been covered by the news media from many different points of view. However, the fact remains that a massive, permanent tax hike was... Read more
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Business Wire
Hometown Urgent Care to Join The Shoppes at ParmaPARMA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PECO Real Estate Partners is pleased to announce
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
PARMA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PECO Real Estate Partners is pleased to announce that Hometown Urgent Care & Occupational Health has signed a lease to open its newest facility at The Shoppes at Parma in late 2017. The health center will be located in... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Frustrating, inefficient and slow:” $200K library book sorter still can’t sort booksWAUKESHA — It’s inefficient, slow and keeps breaking down, but the government a
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
WAUKESHA — It’s inefficient, slow and keeps breaking down, but the government agency that bought the nearly $200,000 automated book-sorting machine insists taxpayers are getting their money’s worth. Even though the book sorter still can’t sort... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The flaws of Rauner and Madigan: Fatal or fixable?prescription to move Illinois forward — smaller government, pension reform, les
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
prescription to move Illinois forward — smaller government, pension reform, less interference from public-sector unions, workers' compensation changes, property tax controls. Voters are desperate for term limits and a fair redistricting model.... Read more
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Business Wire
Aetna to Announce Second-Quarter 2017 Resultshealth, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, M
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna's customers... Read more
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The Daily Record
Jeffrey T. Glassman | Semmes Bowen Jeffrey T. Glassman has joined Semmes Bowen & Semmes as an associate attorney
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Jeffrey T. Glassman has joined Semmes Bowen & Semmes as an associate attorney. He will represent employers and insurance companies in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. Glassman holds a Juris Doctor from... Read more
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The Daily Record
Jeffrey T. Glassman | Semmes BowenJeffrey T. Glassman has joined Semmes Bowen & Semmes as an associate attorney.
The Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Jeffrey T. Glassman has joined Semmes Bowen & Semmes as an associate attorney. He will represent employers and insurance companies in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. Glassman holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School... Read more
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Ogle County News
City awards $56,600 street repair contractThe Oregon City Council awarded a street reconstruction job and a seven-year ga
Ogle County News / Posted 5 days ago
The Oregon City Council awarded a street reconstruction job and a seven-year garbage disposal contract, as well as entered into an intergovernmental agreement for insurance on July 11. The council awarded a reconstruction job on South Second Street,... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
River Falls implements new drug, alcohol policyThose who are employed with the Town of River Falls now must comply with a drug
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Those who are employed with the Town of River Falls now must comply with a drug and alcohol policy. The town council passed a resolution Tuesday night that provides a method for screening. Mayor Patricia Gunter said the town has not had any... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Governor Phil Bryant sets special election for two legislative seatsGov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 7 special elections to fill two seats in the Miss
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 7 special elections to fill two seats in the Mississippi House. One is in District 38 in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties, where Democrat Tyrone Ellis of Starkville retired. The other is in District 54 in... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
A/C broken? How to avoid getting taken advantage of during repair processROCKY RIPPLE, Ind. -- Steamy summer weather is the busiest time of year for air
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
ROCKY RIPPLE, Ind. -- Steamy summer weather is the busiest time of year for air conditioning companies, but you can end up paying a lot more money than you need to if you’re not careful. Homeowner Rachel Wuthrich of Rocky Ripple told Call 6... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Rogers woman pleads guilty to stealing $100,000 from her dad— A 33-year-old Killingly woman who pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousand
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
— A 33-year-old Killingly woman who pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from her father’s workers' compensation account faces more than 20 years in prison when sentenced in September. June Moss, with a last-known... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra teachers paid more than $1 million a year in compensationCanberra public school teachers have received almost $6 million in compensation
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Canberra public school teachers have received almost $6 million in compensation since 2012 with new figures showing almost 700 school staff were assaulted in a single year. Figures released by the Education Directorate show public school teachers... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
November elections set to fill 2 Mississippi House seatsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 7 special elections to fill
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 7 special elections to fill two seats in the Mississippi House. One is in District 38 in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties, where Democrat Tyrone Ellis of Starkville retired. The other is in... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Newcomerstown officer pleads not guilty to false shooting claim chargesBryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty Monday in Tuscarawas County to charges of indu
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
Bryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty Monday in Tuscarawas County to charges of inducing panic, making false alarms, forgery and workers' compensation fraud. His attorney couldn't be immediately reached for comment Wednesday. Authorities have said the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
officer pleads not guilty to false shooting claim chargesBryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty Monday in Tuscarawas County to charges of indu
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
Bryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty Monday in Tuscarawas County to charges of inducing panic, making false alarms, forgery and workers' compensation fraud. His attorney couldn't be immediately reached for comment Wednesday. Authorities have said the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
officer pleads not guilty to false shooting claim chargesBryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty Monday in Tuscarawas County to charges of indu
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
Bryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty Monday in Tuscarawas County to charges of inducing panic, making false alarms, forgery and workers' compensation fraud. His attorney couldn't be immediately reached for comment Wednesday. Authorities have said the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
officer pleads not guilty to false shooting claim chargesNEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has pleaded not guil
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to cover up a suicide attempt by falsely claiming he’d been shot during a traffic stop. Thirty-seven-year-old Bryan Eubanks pleaded not guilty... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Family of deputy shot in the face pays it forward with an unexpected act of kindnessIt’s a beautiful feeling when your faith in people is affirmed, whether it be b
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
It’s a beautiful feeling when your faith in people is affirmed, whether it be by a small gesture that staves off inconvenience or one that speaks to a life-or-death situation. While on vacation last week at Lake Tahoe, I experienced an act of... Read more
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The Age
Canberra teachers paid more than $1 million a year in compensationCanberra public school teachers have received almost $6 million in compensation
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Canberra public school teachers have received almost $6 million in compensation since 2012 with new figures showing almost 700 school staff were assaulted in a single year. Figures released by the Education Directorate show public school teachers... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra teachers paid more than $1 million a year in compensationCanberra public school teachers have received almost $6 million in compensation
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Canberra public school teachers have received almost $6 million in compensation since 2012 with new figures showing almost 700 school staff were assaulted in a single year. Figures released by the Education Directorate show public school teachers... Read more
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Miami New Times
Stripper Sues Miami's Club Climaxxx for $65,000 in Back PayUnder flashing neon green and purple lights, a busty dancer whips her blonde ha
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
Under flashing neon green and purple lights, a busty dancer whips her blonde hair and grinds against a pole, her bikini top pulled up to her collarbone. It’s "Tip Out Saturday" at Club Climaxxx, a gentleman’s club in north Miami-Dade, and hordes have... Read more
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Miami New Times
Stripper Sues Miami's Club Climaxxx for $65,000 in Back PayUnder flashing neon green and purple lights, a busty dancer whips her blonde ha
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
Under flashing neon green and purple lights, a busty dancer whips her blonde hair and grinds against a pole, her bikini top pulled up to her collarbone. It’s "Tip Out Saturday" at Club Climaxxx, a gentleman’s club in north Miami-Dade, and hordes have... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Vermilion board chairman 'ready for the challenge' of Hays' seatget out of this deficit that we're in." The only particular issue Marron menti
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
get out of this deficit that we're in." The only particular issue Marron mentioned was the need for changes in Illinois' workers' compensation system. But he also said the state needed to invest more in infrastructure and education. "But we... Read more
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Business Wire
One Call Expert Educates Workers’ Compensation Professionals on the Impact Comorbidities Have on Claims“A comorbidity exists when at least one other medical condition or disease is p
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
“A comorbidity exists when at least one other medical condition or disease is present at the same time as a workers’ compensation injury,” said Patten. “According to a 2012 NCCI report, the number of claims with a comorbid condition nearly tripled... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Ludeman: Put idling funds to work in cityA Toledo councilman Tuesday demanded answers from the Hicks-Hudson administrati
The Toledo Blade / Posted 6 days ago
A Toledo councilman Tuesday demanded answers from the Hicks-Hudson administration regarding the more than $8 million that sat idle in a fund for five years until it was shifted around this year with municipal accounting corrections. Councilman Rob... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Former RE-1 Valley bus drivers share thoughts on shortageincludes sexual harassment, child abuse reporting, etc. The Safety Coordinator
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
includes sexual harassment, child abuse reporting, etc. The Safety Coordinator, who is the HR director, also tracks Workers' Compensation claims, and if there are trends in employee injuries, the district provides more training to help with... Read more
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