Since then, officials have reduced county workers' compensation abuses from $324 million in 2003-04 to $263 million last fiscal year.
Concerns about county employee fraud, waste and abuse escalated after investigators discovered employees at Martin Luther King-Drew Medical Center were engaged in widespread workers' compensation and time-card abuses.
The survey found accusations of abuses in all but sixteen of the 177 Latin-rite dioceses in the United States.
Some months have passed since I wrote about the sexual abuse crisis in the U.
These things are about abuses of power, and educating young people about them allows them to stick up for themselves in the outside world.
At the same time, would-be mentors may fear working one-on-one with troubled young people--especially now that accusations of same-sex abuse are at an all-time high.
The parental abuses
consist of: unrealistic expectations of the child's behavior, repeated name calling (no good, rotten, ugly, stupid, crazy), and deliberate humiliation in front of others (teachers, siblings, relatives, friends).
I talked to self-described survivors who had only recently remembered their past abuses
, as well as those who had retracted their memories and numerous bewildered family members.
The proposed regulations do not properly balance taxpayers' need for meaningful guidance with the tax administrator's desire to prevent abuses
by over-formalistic transactions.
Twenty-six (26) survivors of childhood clergy sexual abuse
are included in this settlement, which includes abuses
beginning in the late 1960's and continuing into the early 1990's, during Cardinal Egan's tenure as Bishop with the Diocese.
Others said the anticipated lawsuits, unpleasant as they may be, would force church authorities to account for past abuses
and ensure that no one is victimized again.
3) focus on the root cause of the vast majority of the abuses
referred to by one writer as "the elephant in the sacristy," namely homosexual activity.
Legislation exists in most states to limit abuse
against doctors who serve as hospital residents, and while such legislation has not eliminated all abuses
, it has addressed some of the worst mistreatment which was once a fact of daily life.
He said he created the office's Domestic Violence Division, which investigates physical and sexual abuses
The Antelope Valley still has about 22 percent of the total abuses
cases in Los Angeles County.