You'll never witness any shortage of complaints and dismay associated with being the spouse or significant other of a practicing veterinarian. There are the long hours and late nights. There are lots of parties you show up at late. Then, there are those movies and theatrical performances you only see part of; whether you miss the first third or the last third depends on when the emergency call comes.
In the first part of this series, we identified a number of problem areas that
surround the employment relationship when a practice hires (perhaps a better
word would be "enlists") a part-time or relief veterinarian.
Gift lists are the hallmark of the holiday season and the well-organized mind.
Shopping duties, generally anticipated as a fun activity, tend to quickly be
completed as compared to other lists that occur at year-end. Issues of business
management are procrastinated to a much greater extent.
President George W. Bush signed a long-sought-after economic stimulus package March 9.
The "Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002" (H.R. 3090) is a combination of business economic stimulus provisions, relief provisions for lower Manhattan businesses affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a 13-week extension of unemployment benefits, extensions for expired or soon-to-expire tax breaks and technical corrections.