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California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

By Michael R. Blood | Jul 18
The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.

Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

Jul 18
Low-paid childcare workers from around the world could soon learn whether they will be getting payments from a proposed $65.5 million class action settlement.

Catholic School to Help Fired Gay Teacher Find New Job

Catholic School to Help Fired Gay Teacher Find New Job

Jul 10
An attorney says a Catholic high school teacher fired for being in a same-sex marriage has reached a settlement in which the Indianapolis school will help the teacher with future employment options.

2 Council Members Resign After Mayor's Homophobic Comments

2 Council Members Resign After Mayor's Homophobic Comments

Jul 9
Two leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after the mayor posted a comment on Facebook about "killing out" socialists, "baby killers" and gay and transgender people.

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

By Andrew Soergel | Jul 7
Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce.

Fatal Shooting Complicates Future of Colorado Charter School

Fatal Shooting Complicates Future of Colorado Charter School

By Kathleen Foody | Jun 29
Questions about security at a Colorado school where a shooting killed a student and wounded eight others have reshaped a battle over the charter school's future,

Substitute Teacher Fired for Filming Porn Video in Classroom

Substitute Teacher Fired for Filming Porn Video in Classroom

Jun 26
A Texas school district has fired a substitute teacher after receiving a tip that she made pornographic videos that included footage recorded in a classroom.

UN Labor Agency Passes Accord to Reduce Workplace Harassment

UN Labor Agency Passes Accord to Reduce Workplace Harassment

Jun 22
The U.N.'s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement.

Nicholas Sparks Responds to Disparaging Homophobic Emails

Nicholas Sparks Responds to Disparaging Homophobic Emails

By Sam Cronin | Jun 17
Author Nicholas Sparks has responded to the disparaging emails which released as part of a lawsuit he is facing as Chair of the Board at a school he co-founded.

Out Server Gets $20,000 Settlement After Complaining Employees Used Gay Slurs

Out Server Gets $20,000 Settlement After Complaining Employees Used Gay Slurs

Jun 14
An openly gay server who said he quit his job at a diner over being called gay slurs will get a $20,000 settlement.

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