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Mandatory arrest laws have been implemented around the country in an effort to reduce domestic violence. They require police to arrest the alleged attacker regardless of the victim's wishes. These laws aim to protect victims by removing them from immediate danger and forcing the police to take action. While some research has indicated that they can prevent repeat offenses, opponents say the laws are ineffective and even unfair, resulting in too many unjustified arrests and cases where both partners are hauled to jail. Mandatory arrest laws became popular nationwide as a result of the Minneapolis Domestic Violence ...
designed to dissuade or prevent employers from forcing their employees to work excessively long hours. These laws may take into account other considerations than the humanitarian, such as increasing the overall level of employment in the economy. One common approach to regulating overtime is to require employers to pay workers at a higher hourly rate for overtime work. Companies may choose to pay workers higher overtime pay even if not obliged to do so by law, particularly if they believe that they face a backward bending supply curve of labour . Overtime pay rates can cause workers to work longer hours than they would at a flat ...
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Bob Barr: Outlawing of Pre-paid Cell Phones May Come Soon ...
Congress has been one that will go down in infamy by virtue of its assault on privacy and other civil liberties.  Several of these problematic provisions have not yet made it to President Barack Obama’s desk, but in today’s political environment, resisting them will be difficult.  Many in the Congress still tremble as a result of the Times Square bombing attempt; even as many also remain gripped by the hysteria surrounding the as-yet unproven Toyota rogue acceleration problem. The latest civil liberties victim of Times Square Brainiac Faisal Shahzad’s feeble attempt at terrorism fame is the pre-paid cell phone.  This innocuous ... market research, surveys and trends
Protecting patients by limiting mandatory overtime - Healthcare ...
Last year, in February, Representatives Pete Stark (D-CA) and Steven LaTourette (R-OH) introduced into the House of Representatives the Safe Nursing and Patient Care Act of 2003 (HR 745). The bill, if passed, would amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, limiting the number of mandatory overtime hours nurses would be required to work-the first federal law ordering standard work hours for these professionals. Passage of the bill could mean better care for patients since the legislation may stem nurse burnout, increasing retention rates and creating an effective stopgap measure for the staffing shortage. Six states ... market research, surveys and trends

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The Future of the Nursing Workforce in Ohio
health profession in the United States with over 2.4 million registered nurses ( RNs) .... almost 97 percent of nursing homes “do not meet one or more of the threshold ..... staffing ratios and/or implement mandatory overtime laws. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Abuse of Female Sweatshop Laborers: Another Form of Sexual ...
operating billion-dollar industries in their own right.32 Yet many of the .... CESR, supra note 8, at 5 (“Eighty percent of apparel businesses in the [ Manhattan] .... mandatory overtime laws. Lam, supra note 7, at 636; see Nutter, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Union Contract: Duly Suspended Employees Get Paid For Overtime Missed!
The New York – New Jersey Port Authority (NYNJPA) union contract with the NYNJPA’s police union provides that officers suspended with and “without pay” will still be paid for unearned overtime during their suspension. Amazingly, Harry Reid and congress are trying right now to force this type of workplace lunacy onto states and localities through the Police Fire Fighter Forced Unionism bills (S. 3194 & H.R. 413).  If passed this will bring union officials one step closer toward mandating forced unionism for every state and local government employee.  Take Action now and let congress know that you oppose this expansion of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
First thoughts: Immigration politics heats up
Supporters and protesters of Arizona's illegal immigration bill SB1070 outside the state Capitol. April 22, 2010 file photos. Immigration politics heats up with the Justice Department’s lawsuit against Arizona… As with Prop. 187, the Arizona could be a short-term winner for the GOP, but maybe a long-term loser… Meg Whitman straddles the immigration debate -- effectively, so far -- as a new poll shows her virtually tied with Jerry Brown… President Obama to make a controversial recess appointment today… The Steele story continues for its sixth day… Feingold vs. Johnson is a contest worth ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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ASBN Update
Mandatory overtime laws have been enacted in some states. In West Virginia, lawmakers unanimously passed such a law. The law applies to LPNs and RNs (except ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
LAW RESTRICTING MANDATORY OVERTIME FOR NURSES ES.A.11
Oct 31, 2003 ... When does the law not apply? This law does not apply to mandatory overtime work that occurs: • Because of unforeseeable emergent ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mandatory Overtime - DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY
statutory limitations on the use of Mandatory Overtime required by hourly wage employees ... Department of Law and Public Safety pursuant to P.L. 1960, ...
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i work at a youth detention center , we work 8hrs a day 5 days a week ,but second shift doesnt show up so we have to stay 16hrs a day most days with a 30min break is that legal in ga? they choose which employees stay ,usually 2 or 3 a day , but if we refuse they say they can fire us no questions asked ?? Member since: February 02, 2007 Total points: 107239 (Level 7) Badge Image: in Georgia mandatory overtime is allowed. Georgia does not require any breaks for adults. Georgia follows federal law for the most part and has very few labor laws. Georgia is an "at-will" state and as such they could terminate you for failing to work ...
Employment Law: Mandatory overtime, federal labor law, mandatory ...
I am an expert in the enforcement of those federal labor laws enforced by the USDOL, Wage Hour Division.These laws include the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Federal Government Contracts Laws and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Act. Experience I spent in excess of 21 years doing the actual enforcement of these laws.I have concluded in excess of 2500 enforcement actions during my tenure.I have completed numerous legal cases involving some of America's most prominent employers. In May 1972 I received a BBA from the City University of New York.I have completed many OJT opportunities and ...