Workers stike at Mira Loma warehouse

Of those, only about 200 have come forward, according to Charmaine Fuller-Cooper, former director of the North Carolina Justice for Sterilization Victims Foundation. That would mean each victim would get about $50,000. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory still must sign the measure into law, and if he does, Charles Holt hopes to go to Raleigh and shake his hand. Forced sterilization in America Sterilization victims seek compensation Holt was 19 and living in an institution for boys in Butner, North Carolina when he was given a vasectomy without his consent. "They sent me to the hospital and then they just put me in a room and she gave me gas and I just went off to sleep," Holt remembers. When he awoke, the nurse told him what they'd done.
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This is good news for Oklahoma. Our economy, workers and businesses will all benefit from the changes, said Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak. The new law aims to reduce costs for small and large businesses, and will produce improved outcomes for injured workers. During the event OID experts will explain how the administrative system will work, the Oklahoma Option and the eligibility requirements for a qualified employer. Insurance professionals seeking one free hour of Continuing Education credit must register online at The Kiamichi Technology Center is at 301 Kiamichi Drive McAlester. Former McAlester-area resident J.D. Baskin has written a new book featuring 70 poems. July 26, 2013 Soup kitchen, tough times often bring out good people Tough times often bring out good people.
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The university has refused to meet the protesters' demand that it donate $6 million to environmental and Native American groups as part of an agreement for the tree-sitters to come down voluntarily. 2009 - UCLA cops taser student protesters, protesting tuition hikes. A student protester is tazered by a police officer during a protest against an increase in student fees at the UCLA campus in Los Angeles on Nov. 19, 2009. The University of California Board of Regents approved a 32 percent tuition increase during a meeting which at the campus today. 2009 - November incident at Wheeler hall, students clash with police outside of Wheeler while students barricaded themselves in the building. Demonstrators protest in front of a closed off University of California, Berkeley building on the Berkeley, Calif., campus, Friday,. Nov. 20, 2009, during a demonstration against university fee hikes and layoffs. 2009-2010 - student protesters start using "Occupy Everything" tag Students occupy the hallway outside the office of the university chancellor at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) to protest education funding cuts and rising tuition on March 4, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
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John Pike, Pepper-Spraying Cop, Seeks Workers Comp From UC Davis

John Pike was fired in July 2012, following an internal affairs investigation regarding his actions at a November protest on the campus. In a video that spread across the Internet, Pike can be seen aiming pepper spray in the faces of students sitting passively protesting tuition increases and in solidarity with the Occupy movement. Pike has a settlement hearing scheduled for Aug. 13, according to the Department of Industrial Relations website. His claim pertains to a nervous system psychiatric injury according to department documents published online. UC Davis officials confirmed Pike had filed a claim. The university is required to follow the workers compensation process. We are not in agreement with the benefits being claimed, said Andy Fell, a university spokesman. Pike reportedly collected a pension for the years he worked at the school, despite being fired.
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UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop Seeks Workers’ Comp

Those charges stem from Carole Swans alleged use of her position as a town leader to extort money from an area construction company by overpaying and getting kickbacks. She had the town overpay the construction company a plowing contractor named Frank Monroe and received a kickback from him for $3,000 in January 2010, and another $7,000 in December 2010, according to the indictment. In the third extortion count, she allegedly asked the contractor to inflate his bill for road sand so she could get $10,000. Information about Swans income from Monroe was introduced by the prosecution only to show that she had unreported income, Clark told the jury in his closing argument. Carole Swan testified earlier this week that she was conducting a sting operation on her own and planned to take information about Monroe demanding kickbacks to the Kennebec County District Attorney. The judge told jurors they first had to decide whether the defendant was guilty or not guilty beyond a reasonable doubt on each of 10 counts. If they found her guilty, jurors then had to decide by a preponderance of the evidence if her actions were justified due to the abuse. To find her actions justified, the jury had to find that she acted on an unlawful and immediate threat of serious bodily injury or death, that she had no chance to refuse to perform the criminal act and that she committed the crime only because of the threat.
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