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  • Sen. Tom Coburn, nice guy or noxious guy?

    Sen. Tom Coburn, nice guy or noxious guy?
    We've never met the man, so we're willing to stipulate that Sen. Tom Coburn (R- Okla.), a physician who recently announced his early retirement from the Senate, is a sweetheart to have at a dinner party.
  • Union drive for home care aides' overtime pay could backfire in Calif.

    Union drive for home care aides' overtime pay could backfire in Calif.
    SACRAMENTO — A union effort to increase salaries for workers caring for the country's elderly and disabled threatens to backfire in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown wants to limit their hours. A change in federal rules set for next year entitles...

    Whistle-blower warned EDD bosses about glitches in software upgrade

    Whistle-blower warned EDD bosses about glitches in software upgrade
    A year before California launched an upgrade to a computer system that pays disability claims to injured workers, state employee Michael O'Brien warned his bosses of big trouble ahead. An application architect, he was in charge of making sure that the...

    An awful idea: Hammer the disabled to pay for unemployment benefits

    An awful idea: Hammer the disabled to pay for unemployment benefits
    It would take the pen of Jonathan Swift* to fully describe Congress' willingness to beat up on the least fortunate members of society to protect the richest. The latest example is a plan to pay for a one-year extension of unemployment insurance by cutting...

    Review: 'CinemAbility' an arresting look at disabled in film, TV

    Review: 'CinemAbility' an arresting look at disabled in film, TV
    When "The Celluloid Closet" debuted in 1996, it became an instant landmark in the fight for gay equality. Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's documentary presented a mostly dispiriting history of homosexuals on the big screen and concluded that, given...