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Fighting Unemployment Insurance Claims Successfully

Fighting Unemployment Insurance Claims Successfully

By David Prosnitz, President, Personnel Planners Employment isn’t an eleemosynary activity and an employer is not a fount of charity to former employees.  When they leave, if the employer is at fault for the ensuing unemployment, the unemployment act reasonably says that the employer should bear the cost of the unemployment claim but if the Read More >>

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Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Map-21)

Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Map-21)

Passed June 29, 2012 Signed into Law July 6, 2012 Overview Provides highway/transit authorizations for the remaining 2 months of FY12 plus for all of FY13 and 14.  (Getting here took 10 SFETEA-LU extensions.)  Also provides authorizations for NHTSA highway safety, motor carrier safety and some miscellaneous programs.  Does not provide any rail authorizations. In Read More >>

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Hillary Clinton: Trade With Russia Is a Win-Win By making Moscow a normal trading partner, Congress would create American jobs and advance human rights.

Hillary Clinton: Trade With Russia Is a Win-Win By making Moscow a normal trading partner, Congress would create American jobs and advance human rights.

Later this summer, Russia will join the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the culmination of a process that began nearly two decades ago. This is good news for American companies and workers, because it will improve our access to one of the world’s fastest-growing markets and support new jobs here at home.

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Getting the Job Done on Route 53

Getting the Job Done on Route 53

Since American politics now meets the Webster’s definition of gridlock, the entire Congress should descend on busy Route 53 at the Cook-Lake county border.

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Chamber Blog Post 2

Chamber Blog Post 2

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