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2014-02-27 16:34:04

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Labor Commissioner's Office is pleased to announce that Farm Labor Contractor (FLC) applications can now be processed online. The new system is a convenient alternative to applying in person or by mail, and also allows for efficient renewal of FLC licenses. "DIR continuously seeks ways to bring the department into the 21(st) century, and allowing potential farm labor contractors...

2014-02-06 12:23:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ruling released publicly on February 6, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission dismissed its accusations that McWane, Inc. colluded or conspired with its competitors to fix prices in the water works fittings markets. This dismissal leaves in place Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell's complete rejection of the Commission's conspiracy claims, which he found to be nothing more than "unpersuasive" and "unsupported speculation" that...

2014-02-04 08:34:03

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of today's Federal Trade Commission (FTC) meeting, "Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition," health advocacy organizations from across the country jointly submitted a letter to FTC Commissioner Edith Ramirez, urging the Commission to give patient safety and consumer protection the important weight and priority they deserve. The Alliance for Patient...

2014-01-30 12:26:43

RIGA, Latvia, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Referring to the statement by Commissioner Viviane Reding on 29th January 2014 about the disenfranchisement in voting rights of EU citizens living abroad, the Latvian Non-Citizens' Congress welcomes the Commissioner's concerns on political rights of Europeans. Mrs. Reding draws attention to the 'legal limbo' that some citizens find themselves in after leaving their home country for another EU Member State. After leaving, they lose...

2014-01-29 16:20:15

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fourteen non-profit citizen, consumer and low income advocacy organizations today formally petitioned Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones to bar auto insurance companies from discriminating against California drivers based on their occupation or education level. "The use of these unauthorized rating factors increases the cost of insurance for California motorists and is a direct violation of Proposition 103," the Petition...

2014-01-28 16:21:28

BYD Attorney Lanny J. Davis welcomes reversal of charges, wishes it had come sooner - asks media to correct the record LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 11:30 am PT: The California Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement just now confirmed that the sub-minimum wage charges made against BYD in October and widely publicized has been withdrawn. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/PH54500LOGO ) "We welcome the Labor Commissioner's office dropping...

2014-01-17 20:20:48

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - January 14(th), 2014 will be etched as a historic day for the Canadian Multicultural Radio. In the presence of a member of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission and an executive of Ibiquity Digital Corporation, CMR launched Canada's first HD additional programming in Tamil at 4pm on Tuesday. January 14(th), fittingly was, "Thai Pongal", a Tamil festival that signifies gratitude for what may have come and hopes for bountiful...

2014-01-14 08:30:34

Virginia Cox Will Provide Strategic Communications Support for 3D Communications' Clients WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Communications, a leading provider of strategic communications services to corporations and organizations preparing for major scientific, regulatory, business, and media events in the United States and Europe, today announced its former associate Virginia Cox, JD, is returning to the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Virginia Cox re-joins 3D after more...

2014-01-02 23:05:10

WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, congratulated Bill de Blasio, New York City’s new mayor, on his choice of Polly Trottenberg for DOT Commissioner. Trottenberg replaces another powerful woman leader in transportation, Janette Sadik-Khan. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, congratulated Bill de Blasio, New York City’s new mayor, on his...

2013-12-27 00:21:54

Island Doctors congratulates executive vice president's appointment as Health Commissioner from Florida's state bishop. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Doctors is proud to announce the appointment of Readus C. Smith, III as Health Education Commissioner for the Florida Central Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (FCSEJ) of the Church of God in Christ. "This couldn't have happened at a better time. We made a commitment to impact the communities we serve five months...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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