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  • CDC develops mobile app for dentists

    Dental professionals can monitor infection prevention practices in their offices with a mobile app that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released in January.
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  • FDA issues shortage notice for nitrous oxide

    There is a shortage of nitrous oxide cylinder gas, the Food and Drug Administration said Jan. 19, but the supply is anticipated to return to normal levels in 30 days.
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  • DC Dental Society Opposes BL21-0415 Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015

    The 460 members of the District of Columbia Dental Society (DCDS) oppose BL21-0415 the current proposal for Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015. We have member dentists practicing in all 8 wards of our city. Not only do these practices provide needed health care to the residents of our city, but they are a source of economic support for their employees and the businesses in their surrounding neighborhoods.
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  • Universal Paid Leave Act - Legislative Action Request

    The proposed act would provide 8 weeks paid leave for family care such as a sick child or parent, and 11 weeks paid parental leave. The wage replacement rate will be 90% for the lowest paid workers (earning below 150% of the minimum wage). For everyone else, the benefit is capped at $1,000 per week. The benefits will be funded entirely by a new 0.62% payroll tax on employers.
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  • Revised I-9 forms now available

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Nov. 14 published a revised version of Form I-9, the form used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States
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