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Worker placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated has not been fired, BC court hears

Worker placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated has not been fired, BC court hears

A British Columbia accountant who sued her employer over its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy has had her claim denied. Deepk Parmar’s civil suit against Tribe Management Inc. alleged that the company “constructively fired” her when it put her on unpaid leave for three months for failing to follow policy during her implementation end of November …

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Worker placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated has not been fired, BC court hears

Worker placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated has not been fired, BC court hears

A British Columbia accountant who sued her employer over its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy has had her claim denied. Deepk Parmar’s civil suit against Tribe Management Inc. alleged that the company “constructively fired” her when it put her on unpaid leave for three months for failing to follow policy during her implementation end of November …

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As NYC home health aides get pay raise, insurance companies leave employers hanging

As NYC home health aides get pay raise, insurance companies leave employers hanging

A state-funded wage increase for frontline workers begins Saturday, but companies say insurers are withholding money. Adi Talwar Home health aide Marilyn Thomas, pictured here in December 2021 giving lunch to her longtime client, Nancy Brown. On Saturday, Adria Powell, president of Bronx-based Cooperative Home Care Associates, will finally be able to do something that …

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Advice |  Leave adult children to fend for themselves?  It's outdated in today's economy.

Advice | Leave adult children to fend for themselves? It’s outdated in today’s economy.

The classic advice to parents is to sever the financial relationship with their young adult children as soon as they can. We are told to push them to fend for themselves financially or risk raising irresponsible adults – living lazily in their nursery or basement – unable to manage their money. But that advice is …

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Hopkins could leave the CareFirst network, leaving patients in the lurch

Hopkins could leave the CareFirst network, leaving patients in the lurch

Johns Hopkins has warned nearly 300,000 patients that their doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers may no longer accept CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield health insurance as of December 5, jeopardizing patients’ access to care. Hopkins and CareFirst are at an impasse over the rates the insurance company pays for care at Hopkins, a major provider of …

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