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Workers' Compensation Award Credit for Actual Earnings

In some instances, an injured employee will return to his former position and resume making the same earnings as before the injury.

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Supplemental Security Income for Children

Children who are blind or disabled are eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

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Tort Action for Causing a Minor Child to Leave Home

Under the common law, a person who compels or induces a minor child to leave his or her home or to not return to his or her home is liable to the parent of the minor child for damages.

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Federal Volunteer Protection Act -- Applicability

The federal Volunteer Protection Act (VPA) applies to "volunteers."

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Military Leave

Military leave for employees is governed by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), sometimes referred to as the Military Leave Act.

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Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988

In 1988, Congress passed the cto prevent employers from subjecting applicants and employees to lie detector or polygraph tests.

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Administrative Responsibilities Under ERISA

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law that applies to most employer-supplied benefit plans.

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Parental Immunity

Traditionally, the legal doctrine of "parental immunity" prohibited a minor, unemancipated child from suing his or her parent for personal injuries under any circumstances.

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Liability for A Person's Suicide

Traditionally, courts refused to hold a person or entity liable for a person's suicide. Suicide was considered an illegal, deliberate and intentional act that broke the chain of causation between any negligent or intentional conduct and the suicide.

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The National Mediation Board

In 1926, Congress passed the Railway Labor Act (RLA) to govern the resolution of disputes within the railroad industry.

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