Ken Garten: The irresistible call of the open road – Lifestyle – The Lake News Online

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As of this writing it is less than 48 hours before I hop on my motor scooter and head out for my nearly annual trip to Sturgis and the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming.

I say “nearly” annual, because some years, like last year, I do not go. Last year it was because of an unavoidable (according to my wife) family reunion with her side of the family. Truth be told, we had a wonderful time at the lake, with in-laws and outlaws from the Midwestern prairie and the California coast.

But I did miss my annual bike

Labor Law: New law provides legal protections to workers who are whistleblowers | Richmond Business News

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A Virginia law that went into effect July 1 creates what has been described as “whistleblower” protections for employees working for any employer.

It also creates a private right of action for violations.

“An employer shall not discharge, discipline, threaten, discriminate against, or penalize an employee, or take other retaliatory action regarding an employee’s compensation, terms, conditions, location, or privileges of employment,” the law states.

The law provides protections to the employee or someone acting on behalf of the worker if the employee:

  • Reports in good faith a violation of any federal or state law or regulation to a supervisor

Ken Garten: The irresistible call of the open road – Lifestyle – Boonville Daily News – Boonville, MO

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As of this writing it is less than 48 hours before I hop on my motor scooter and head out for my nearly annual trip to Sturgis and the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming.

I say “nearly” annual, because some years, like last year, I do not go. Last year it was because of an unavoidable (according to my wife) family reunion with her side of the family. Truth be told, we had a wonderful time at the lake, with in-laws and outlaws from the Midwestern prairie and the California coast.

But I did miss my annual bike

Algeria Eases More Coronavirus Restrictions, Including Travel Curbs and Curfew | World News

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ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria said on Saturday it will further ease its coronavirus lockdown, including shortening an overnight curfew and lifting some travel curbs.

In addition, large mosques will be allowed to reopen, along with beaches, entertainment venues, hotels, restaurants and cafes.

The North African country has recorded 34,155 coronavirus infections, with 1,282 deaths.

The new measures include lifting a travel ban on 29 provinces from Aug. 9 until the end of the month. During that period, a curfew will be shortened and will run from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. from the current 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., the