Changes to COBRA benefits

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 created changes to COBRA benefits which impact employers, like Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners.

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Swine flu: A proactive Response

Nixon Peabody LLP issued this OSHA Alert on 4/28/2009

On Sunday, April 26, 2009, the U.S government declared a public health emergency concerning the outbreak of swine influenza A (H1N1; “Swine Flu”)

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Sen. Arlen Specter is Switching to the Democratic Party

The democrats are closer to having the 60 votes needed to overcome procedural hurdles in the Senate now that Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., has decided to switch parties. It’s unclear how Specter’s party switch will affect his stance on “Card Check”.

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Starbucks Lawsuit May be Class-action

The lawsuit of a Starbucks store manager in Florida who claims the company violated federal law by not paying overtime was granted conditional class-action status this week by a U.S. District Court judge in Broward County.

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