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2014-08-22 23:06:25

Trade Audit Used to Assess Massachusetts Manufacturer of Roofing Systems for Social Responsibility, Environment and Rights of Workers (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Sika Corporation today announced the use of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) methodology for the company’s facility in Canton, MA, where thermoplastic roofing, roof coating and waterproofing systems are manufactured. SMETA focuses on four pillars: labor standards, health and safety,...

2014-08-20 23:11:08

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors, or healthcare professionals, to call them at 866-714-6466, if they possess significant proof a hospital or healthcare facility is upcoding their Medicare bills as a way to unjustly obtain higher payments from the government. The Center believes upcoding Medicare bills is a multi-billion dollar nationwide problem, which has been newly highlighted in a recent Justice Department court filing....

2014-08-14 23:10:31

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare professionals in physical therapy, medical practice groups, or any kind of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof their employers are involved in substantial Medicare fraud, because they have received so much interest on this topic in the last few months. As the Center would like to explain whistleblower rewards can be substantial for this type of information....

2014-08-14 23:04:11

Whistleblower allegations include that inflated commercial customer discounts led to inflated pricing to the federal and state governments over a five-year period. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors, reports that the Justice Department recently joined in a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges that technology company,...

2014-08-07 23:10:49

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians or pharmaceutical company insiders to consider becoming a whistleblower, and a recipient of what could be a substantial reward, provided they have well documented proof of a drug company promoting off-labeled drugs that have not been approved by the FDA. For more information about federal whistleblower programs, potential healthcare whistleblowers are always welcome to call the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466....

2014-08-06 04:22:04

Case Funding Firm says Penn State case has shown a variety of work related lawsuit claims that company typically funds. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today the filing of a $1MM wrongful termination, work related firing lawsuit after the University unfairly blamed former Penn State coaches Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney for actions related to the Jerry Sandusky matter. The former coaches' suit alleges Penn...

2014-08-05 23:05:36

D.C.-based consulting firm recognized for extraordinary Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and sponsorship work with various charitable and community organizations. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Consulting magazine has named MorganFranklin Consulting a winner of the publication’s inaugural Excellence in Social & Community Investment Achievement Awards, which honor and formally recognize the investments consulting firms make in social and community causes....

2014-07-31 08:36:21

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare managers at long-term care facilities, hospitals, or large medical practice groups to call them at 866-714-6466 if they possess significant proof the company is accepting bribes, rebates or any kind of kickback from a pharmaceutical company or pharmacy. The Center believes these issues are a growing problem and that the reward potential for these types of whistleblowers is significant....

2014-07-30 12:30:49

Susan Salka Recognized for Corporate Citizenship SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced today that Susan Salka, AMN's President, CEO and Director, has been named Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship by the Corporate Director's Forum. She is among six San Diego leaders who are being recognized for their high...

2014-07-30 08:26:31

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has published its annual report on sustainability, a comprehensive overview of the Company's progress against its sustainability efforts within its People, Planet and Products framework. "At Kimberly-Clark, our vision is to lead the world in essentials for a better life. Sustainability challenges us to deliver on this vision by being responsible stewards of the environment and positive contributors to our...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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