Paid Sick Leave in San Antonio and Dallas: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions
Despite broad-based support, the Texas Legislature failed to pass a law preempting the type of paid sick leave ordinances enacted in Austin, San Antonio, and most recently Dallas before the end of its regular session on May 27, 2019. While a Texas court of appeal enjoined implementation of Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance and later ruled it unconstitutional, no litigation has been filed concerning the San…
Answer Man: But will they believe you if you call in sick?
Dear Answer Man,I've heard of a handful of people in town taking part in "medical acting" at Mayo Clinic. What exactly is a "medical actor" and how does one get
Have fun, but don't get sick! How cruise ship passengers should prepare for illness or injury
Passengers on massive cruise ships could be struck by norovirus or accidents ranging from falls to broken bones. Then what?
Why these couples are leaving NYC to live on cruise ships
Samantha Martin, a publicist, wraps up her workday by sending one last e-mail, shutting her laptop — and heading up to the lido deck, where she’ll recharge, poolside, while her co-workers finish up…
Who Has Paid Sick Leave, Who Doesn’t, and What’s Changing
The Obama administration wants companies to stop treating it as a perk.
How Not to Get Sick on a Cruise
Pack these items from your local drug store to help keep your immune system in check and not get sick on a cruise this cruise season.
Guide to passengers you'll find on each cruise line
New to cruising or thinking of checking out a different cruise line? Here's a guide to what kind of shipmates to expect on all the major cruise lines.
10 Tips For Not Getting Sick On A Cruise
No one wants to catch the norovirus aboard a cruise; these simple tips could help you stay as healthy as possible in the face of an outbreak.
What Miami cruise ship passengers had to do to clear Cuban security
Passengers aboard the inaugural voyage of Carnival Corp.’s Fathom cruise service to Cuba feared they would face lengthy procedures before they could disembark. In Havana, all went smoothly.
People getting sick from fecal parasite in pools, CDC says. Here's how to stay safe
Illnesses caused by a chlorine-resistant parasite found in fecal matter called cryptosporidium are on the rise, according to a study from the CDC.
Plane quarantined in New York after about 100 passengers report feeling sick, CDC says
About 100 people have reported feeling sick on an international flight that landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday.
Worried about sick passengers on your plane? Here's what to know
It’s a situation faced at some point by nearly every traveler who’s flown on a plane: somewhere in the cabin, whether a few rows up or in the...
How Not To Get Sick On A Cruise
Stay healthy and happy your whole time at sea with these strategies for your cruise.
Why did passenger train nearly derail? Elected officials want answers
Capitol Corridor passenger train officials want Amtrak to explain what safety measures it has taken in the wake of what riders said was a near high-speed derailment of a train between Sacramento and Davis in December. Five people were injured when the train jolted as it speed through a track switch.
How many passengers got sick on cruises leaving Baltimore? The CDC has an answer for that and more.
See how ships leaving the Port of Baltimore fared in their latest inspections.
Here is how the Preakness has moved closer to leaving Baltimore
Here is how the Preakness has moved closer to leaving Baltimore. The owners of Pimlico Race Course are talking about a "super track" at Laurel Park, effectively leaving Baltimore and Pimlico out of the horse racing mix.
City sinks booze cruises with new rules to stop nuisance passengers
Boat operators say new city rules to stop booze cruises out of Sheepshead Bay have left them trying to stay afloat. The city nixed all charter trips other than fishing excursions from the Sheepshea…
The Latest: 10 sick crew members, passengers go to hospital
NEW YORK — The Latest on the emergency response around a plane carrying sick passengers (all times local):2 p.m.Fire officials say 10 of the people who arrived sick to New York City on a flight from Dubai have been taken to a hospital.Emirates airline says they included seven crew members and three passengers.The plane was quarantined Wednesday at Kennedy Airport.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…
Why Paid Sick Leave Is Becoming More Popular
We’ve all seen it—one of our employees has a bad cold, maybe even the flu, but they come to work anyway. In some cases, the employee has the option of taking time off, and you’d prefer they do so, but still they show up, putting everyone in the workplace at risk. The reasons vary.
CDC: 100 sick in salmonella outbreak linked to Honey Smacks
'You should not eat any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal in any size package,' reads a statement from the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.