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Trump aide banned from Justice after trying to get case info

The official serving as President Donald Trump’s eyes and ears at the Justice Department has been banned from the building after trying to pressure staffers to give up sensitive case information she could relay to the White House

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COVID-19 Info for Construction Industry Executives

During Ward and Smith’s recent virtual “Construction Conference,” six of my partners and I covered a range of emerging legal issues — most related to the pandemic — that are important for construction companies.

In a rapid-fire legal update format, we covered how:

  • COVID-19, and the government’s response to it, is changing employment law and contracting
  • Firms should plan for Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness

Employer’s Pandemic Response

Ken Gray, who leads the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, noted that the pandemic has disrupted every aspect of our lives — including the workplace. 

“COVID-19 has turned our world upside down like no other event that we’ve ever experienced,” he said.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a federal law passed in March, applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees. The law requires employers to give employees up to two weeks of extra paid sick leave

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Freedom of info? Need to strike balance between public and private interest, says law minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is prepared to consider enacting a Freedom of Information Act in order to give better protection but also strike a balance between private and public interest, Parliament was told.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said the government from time to time will review existing legislation, including the Official Secrets Act (OSA) 1972, to ensure all parties will be protected.

“It is important because when we enact a certain law, surely there is an intention of legislation.

“I also have to admit that the interest of the public is important.

“We have to find a balance between public and private interest within the country and community.

“Based on that reason, the government has no problems especially when there is feedback by civil society on improving current laws, including the aspect of whistleblowing, ” he said in reply to a supplementary question from R.

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Local Jobs and Info for Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Careers

Recruiter.com helps professionals find opportunities in law, public safety, corrections and security careers across all specialties and locations.

Law, public safety and security careers have many things in common. All of these careers are designed to uphold the law and protect people. Although careers in law vary on the surface from jobs in public safety or security, they share primary responsibilities. As an entire career group, this sector has experienced rapid growth and importance in accordance with demand for security and legal services.

Jobs in the legal sector include lawyers, paralegals, legal staff, judges, court professionals, and any legal consultant or related profession. Security jobs include all jobs in public safety, including the police and jobs involved in the correctional and prison system. Additionally, careers in the private security field are included. Jobs at the national level, including homeland security, are also in the law and public safety career group.

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