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2014-04-10 12:22:26

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highlights of the Report -- Safety record: Excellent - zero lost time injuries in the year -- Community: Well engaged and maximizing local opportunities for employment -- Environment: Land use, biodiversity studies, water & waste management, mine closure planning -- Employees: Human rights assessment, fair treatment, benefits, training & localization...

2014-04-10 08:34:39

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster's Advance@Work app has been selected as an Official Honoree in the Education & Reference (Tablet & All Other Devices) category for the 18(th) annual Webby Awards. The Advance@Work app was created to guide employers through various employment topics, including workplace bullying and sexual harassment. The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), are the leading...

2014-04-09 23:30:52

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging insiders at a pharmaceutical, medical device company, or medical doctor to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they can provide well documented proof a medical device, or a pharmaceutical product is defective, or even dangerous. The group says, "The whistleblower rewards for this kind of information can often be in the millions of dollars, as noted in a recent DOJ settlement, and aside from the reward you could be saving someone...

2014-04-09 23:01:11

Attorney Russell J. Sweeting of Maya Murphy, P.C. Gets Justice For Sexually Harassed Waitress of Orem’s Diner of Wilton, CT Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 A jury in the United States District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut today awarded $84,501 in damages in a sexual harassment and discrimination suit brought against local eatery Orem’s Diner of Wilton by a former employee. In her 2011 complaint, plaintiff Iryna Dymskaya alleged that while she was employed as a waitress at...

2014-04-08 08:25:34

Real Estate, Energy, Engineering and Technology Executives Lead Conference on Building Ethics into Core Business Practices NEWARK, N.J., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL) will bring together more than 200 business, academic and government leaders to discuss the need for sustainable business leadership and how ethical, environmental and social objectives can be built into businesses' core missions and operations. The "Ethical...

2014-04-07 23:28:20

The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We believe off-labeling of medical devices, or pharmaceutical products is a huge problem that not only costs Medicare, the taxpayers, and innocent patients. If you are a medical doctor and you have well documented proof of off labeling of medical devices, or pharmaceutical products, we would like you to call us at 866-714-6466, so we can explain federal whistleblower reward programs to you." http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB)...

2014-04-02 23:30:48

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to discuss whistleblower reward programs with insiders at imaging centers or radiation oncology groups, because of a recent DOJ reward. For more information healthcare professionals are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof of this type of Medicare fraud. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center...

2014-04-02 08:40:45

Standards development process included feedback from individuals representing $1.9 trillion in market capital and $2.3 trillion in assets under management SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board(TM) (SASB)(TM), a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides sustainability accounting standards for use by publicly listed corporations in the U.S., today released provisional standards for industries in the Technology & Communications...

2014-04-02 08:23:10

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) today released its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, which details execution against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and outlines activities and new initiatives undertaken during the past year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120416/NE87957LOGO "Our third annual report continues to build on goals and objectives aimed at our commitment to responsible business practices across all operational and...

2014-04-01 08:23:20

60% of Companies Indicate Water is Poised to Affect Business Growth and Profitability within Five Years; More than 80% Say it Will Affect their Decisions on Where to Locate Facilities WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of major U.S. corporations released today by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global, titled "Bridging Concern and Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?," reveals that most companies believe water challenges will significantly...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.