Legal Law

Kentucky Workers’ Compensation: An Overview of What You Need to Know

Workers’ compensation was designed to provide medical benefits and wage replacement to those injured while they were employed. It is also designed to protect workers from diseases developed or contracted due to exposure in the workplace. Each employer is responsible for providing workers’ compensation insurance or insuring themselves. However, certain employees are exempt from this […]

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Preparing for immigration reform now

On Thursday, May 25, 2006, in a historic vote, the United States Senate passed the most important immigration reform law in 20 years. This comprehensive immigration reform bill addresses 3 tough issues: 1) securing our borders; 2) create a temporary guest worker program to address the labor shortage; and 3) what to do with the […]

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Two lives of William Trevor

In Two Lives William Trevor offers two stories: Reading Turgenev and My House In Umbria. However, they are not mere stories and read like substantial novels. Both have women as central characters. Reading Turgenev features Mary Louise Dallon, an Irish Protestant whose parents support her decision to marry, though on the surface at least the […]

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Western ideas for work and leisure

In “The Western Idea of ​​Work and Leisure: Traditions, Transformations, and the Future”, Charles Sylvester highlights the changing conception of work and leisure by pointing to the notions of Plato and Aristotle in classical Greek thought, the Judeo-Christian view, and the views of Locke and Marx. A general objection could be made against all these […]