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05/21/2013 // Keller Grover LLP // Eric Grover // (press release) Gay rights have fostered a heated debate among lawmakers on many different levels. But one Oregon lawmaker, Senator Jeff Merkely, is taking the initiative to ensure that all workers, including those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, have federal protection against discrimination in the workplace, reports Bay Area employment lawyer Eric Grover. Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley is introducing the Employment Non- Discrimination Act…

05/22/2013 // Wright Disability Firm // Wright & Wright // (press release) Many applicants who have been approved for disability payments have questions about what would happen to their benefits if they were to move to another state. The outcome will be determined by whether one is receiving payments under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. If a person is a SSDI recipient, then moving to a different state…