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1991 May

The Reemployment Rights of Reservists

By The National Employment Law Project

The financial hardship precipitated by the call-up for active duty in the Persian Gulf is a subject of significant concern to military reservists and their families; this article outlines the governing legislation affecting reservists' reemployment rights and explains reservists' employment options with respect to their military service.

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Lead Poisoning Problems Challenged on Many Fronts

By Jane Perkins

More than three million American children—one in six—have levels of lead in their blood high enough to cause significant impairment to their neurological development; this article describes recent activities surrounding the lead poisoning epidemic.

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The Right to Notice and a Hearing Regarding Child Support Collections

By Sherry Leiwant

Even though Congress in 1984 clearly directed that AFDC families should benefit from the states' collection of their child support, both the policies of the states and the federal government and the states' collection practices have often deprived families of support to which they are arguably entitled.

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