1869 is considered as the year of discovery of the Periodic System, and Dmitri Mendeleev was a major discoverer. 2019 will be the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and has therefore been proclaimed the "International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019)" by the United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO.
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POPA Help Guide for Maternity/Paternity Issues
The USPTO Maternity/Paternity Program permits a parent to use any combination of annual leave, sick leave (where appropriate), compensatory time, credit hours and leave without pay for the first 6 months after the birth or adoption of a child.
Update on the Executive Orders Lawsuit
Recent AWOL arbitration decision
A primary examiner working in the Alexandria office was charged with 381 hours of AWOL and proposed for removal. The examiner, who was on PTP 32, established that he had worked all of the hours claimed, had achieved 110% production during the time in question, but had worked the hours from his alternate worksite.