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Uber, Lyft and others launch campaign against unions

Dated:March 14, 2022 By Brody Mullins and Ryan Tracy, the wall street journal UberTechnologies Inc., UBER -4.84% Lyft Inc. LYFT -4.99% and other companies that use independent contractors as drivers are launching a campaign to avoid Democratic efforts to classify their workers as …

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Maryland considers legislation to protect and expand abortion care, as Supreme Court ruling looms

By VANESSA G. SÁNCHEZ ANNAPOLIS –With the possibility that a conservative majority in the U.S. Supreme Court could nullify or dramatically limit women’s abortion rights, Democratic lawmakers have proposed laws in the General Assembly to create a bulwark against erosion. these rights in Maryland and to expand access to the …

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SOTU: Human Rights Campaign Applauds President Biden for Renewing Call to Pass Equality Act, Condemning Attacks on Trans Youth by State Legislatures

Background: The Equality Act and the rise in attacks on trans youth across the country The HRC last week launched the Reality Flag Campaign, a nationwide public awareness campaign aimed at highlighting the many fundamental freedoms that LGBTQ+ people lack in states across the country and galvanizing public support for …

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No more surprises! Navigate compliance with medical billing legislation

The NSA will have its biggest impact on plans that incorporate a network of providers and use a design with separate, often higher, deductibles and coinsurance for out-of-network providers. Over the past year, the focus has been on rising health care costs and the implementation of federal legislation designed to …

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Mann is part of legislation to keep tax cuts in place

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — First District Congresswoman Tracey Mann joined 90 other representatives to introduce the Protecting Families and Small Businesses Act, a bill that would make the tax cuts law permanent and (TCJA) of 2017 signed into law by President Trump. The TCJA included historic tax cuts for American families …

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Ivey, Alabama Legislature touts passing legislation to appropriate ARPA funding

Governor Kay Ivey and legislative leaders on Thursday hailed lawmakers’ show of bipartisanship as they approved a $772 million bill allocating funding for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). House Bill 1, sponsored by State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark), which was the lower house’s companion legislation to State Senate Bill …

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New Jersey’s LGBTQ+ Laws Ranked in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 State Equality Index

Despite Most Anti-Transgender Legislative Season in History, Record Number of States Rank in Top Tier WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, and the Equality Federation Institute published its 8th annual edition State Equality …

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The Interest Groups Behind Ohio’s Anti-Abortion Legislation | News

Anti-abortion group Created Equal is holding a protest at the University of Cincinnati on Thursday, September 16, 2021 drawing a crowd of onlookers, advocates and critics. Stephanie Scarbrough | director of photography In August, Texas passed a law that launched an attack on reproductive rights across the country. Now, a …

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Legislation to End Surprise Medical Bills Comes into Force This Week | Way of life

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today announced their legislation to end surprise medical bills has come into force. Cassidy and Hassan successfully enacted the No Surprises Act as part of the December 2020 government funding bill, which required the Department of Health …

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Legislation ending surprise medical bills takes effect today

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) today announced their legislation to end surprise medical bills has come into effect. Cassidy and Hassan enacted the No Surprises Law as part of the December 2020 government funding bill, which required the Department of Health and …

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Neguse and Lamborn Representatives Sponsor Legislation to Support Veterans Service ‘Center’

[ad_1] Representatives Joe Neguse, from the 2nd Congressional District of Colorado, and Doug Lamborn, from the 5th Congressional District, co-sponsor the Helping to Liberate Veterans Benefits and Services Act, 2021, or the HUBS for Veterans Act Act of 2021. the Invoice would help support local “network hubs”, which would allow …

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Why electing Christy Smith to Congress is essential

[ad_1] LONG BEACH – In a tweet early Friday morning, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced he would run for the Congressional seat currently held by Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who yesterday announced he was withdrawing from Congress. Hi everyone, I am running for Congress. My mother brought me to …

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State Law Licensed Nurses Union Campaign

[ad_1] By Erik Gunn, Examiner from Wisconsin December 16, 2021 Armed with new legal advice that Wisconsin law does not explicitly prevent UW Health from negotiating with employee unions, nurses who work for the hospital system are stepping up their campaign to restore union representation. Find out what’s happening in …

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Califf goes to Congress – POLITICO

[ad_1] With Alice Miranda Ollstein Editor’s Note: POLITICO Pulse is a free version of the POLITICO Pro Health Care morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers every morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news you need with tools you can use to take action on …

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Strickland Introduces Legislation to Help Military Members Access Fertility Care and Raise Families – The Suburban Times

[ad_1] Announcement from the Office of Representative Marilyn Strickland. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a leader of the Pro-Choice Caucus, led the introduction of the Expanded Access to Fertility Care Act for Military Members and Dependents, which would expand TRICARE coverage to make Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) services available to all …

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Congress urged to pass bill protecting healthcare workers – Catholic Philly

[ad_1] Representative Andy Harris, R-Md., Is seen in this May 2, 2020 file photo (CNS Photo / Tom Brenner, Reuters) By Catholic News Service • Posted on November 30, 2021 WASHINGTON (CNS) – U.S. Representative Andy Harris, R-Md., Urged Congress to pass the Conscience Protection Act. It would amend the …

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Federal government introduces law requiring federally regulated employers to provide employees with 10 days of paid sick leave

[ad_1] On November 26, 2021, the Government of Canada presented Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labor Code (the “Project”) for first reading. The bill proposes certain modifications to the Canada Labor Code (the “Code”) which will be of considerable importance to federally regulated …

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Abortion in India: Bridging the Gap Between Progressive Law and Implementation | Asia | An in-depth look at current events on the continent | DW

[ad_1] Shilpa (name changed) found out she was pregnant when she was 21. She had just enrolled in a college in Mumbai, the commercial capital of India. Distraught and alone in a big city, she took an auto-rickshaw to the nearest hospital and got an appointment with a gynecologist. Braving …

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Comment: Pro-union legislation would be a boon for rural workers

[ad_1] Several weeks ago, I walked around the Coal Creek Miners Museum in Rocky Top, Tennessee, where I was treated to an incredible talk by Boomer Winfrey. A geologist, former journalist and activist here in the Appalachians, Winfrey spoke of the Coal Creek War of 1891-1892 in which local miners …

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