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November 18, 2014 11:44 AMNEW ORLEANS - Attorneys for teachers and other school workers fired in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have asked Louisiana's Supreme Court to take another look at their lawsuit over the firings. The lawsuit could have resulted in damages being paid to more than 7,000 fired school employees. But the... more »
May 21, 2014 5:35 PMWASHINGTON - The House has approved a bill to give the Veterans Affairs secretary more authority to fire or demote senior executives at the agency. The bill responds to a growing furor over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals. The department's inspector general says 26 facilities... more »
May 30, 2013 11:52 AMNEW ORLEANS - A five-judge state appeal court panel must decide whether to uphold a ruling that thousands of New Orleans public school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina shut down the city and its schools in 2005. A lawyer for the fired workers told the 4th Circuit Court... more »
December 31, 2012 10:33 AMNFL - Less than 24 hours after the regular season ended, NFL firings began at a furious pace. In a span of about 90 minutes before lunch Monday, coaches Andy Reid, Pat Shurmur, Romeo Crennel and Chan Gailey were let go by their teams after losing seasons. None of the... more »
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