Around the world, premature birth is a leading cause of death. Each moment in the womb is vital for a child’s healthy development. Often, children born early require extra time in the hospital and face an increased risk of developing permanent injuries or disabilities, and possi
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Recently, a wage and overtime lawsuit filed in California against Taco Bell reached class action status, as thousands of employees may have been denied meal breaks prior to the end of their first five hours of work each day.
Earlier this month, a group of conservative politicians said they would pressure the Social Security Administration to crack down on Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) who “rubber stamp” applicants, accusing them of awarding benefits arbitrarily or without merit.
The pressure was expected, as election season is kicking off in Washington D.C.
According to a 2014 report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking, Charlotte ranked 42nd out of 52 major metropolitan areas for bicycling amenities. Mecklenburg County has developed plans for 202 miles of “greenways” for pedestrians and riders; less than 40 miles have been actually completed.