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2013-05-21 16:27:46

OAKLAND, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued citations totaling $584,635.97 to three Bay Area-based adult care facilities for wage theft, including minimum wage, overtime and meal break violations. Two of the three facilities cited, Dream Care, LLC, dba Evergreen Terrace of San Ramon and New Hope Community Care, Inc. dba Angela's Residential Care Home of Sunnyvale are residential adult care facilities while the third, Research and...

2013-05-14 16:32:39

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hudson Institute is pleased to announce that Commissioner Robert M. McDowell will become a Visiting Fellow at the Hudson Institute when he leaves the Federal Communications Commission later this week. McDowell has served with distinction at the Federal Communications Commission since 2006. He will be affiliated with the Center for the Economics of the Internet at the Hudson Institute, directed by Senior Fellow Harold Furchtgott-Roth,...

2013-05-09 16:29:37

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) recent announcement reminded prime contractors on public works projects about the consequences of hiring subcontractors who intentionally skirt the law by failing to pay prevailing wages. According to Christine Baker, Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Labor Commissioner Julie Su "has reinvigorated public works enforcement in the state," resulting in three public works...

2013-05-07 16:25:50

FRESNO, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has issued citations totaling $1,625,468 to the Bedford Care Group, Inc., an assisted living provider located in Fresno. The Labor Commissioner cited the Bedford Care Group for labor law violations including unpaid minimum wage and overtime, meal and rest break violations, as well as the failure to issue itemized wage statements. "Workers across all industries in the state should know that...

2013-05-07 12:23:33

LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has ordered three contractors to pay $1,821,453 in wage, training fund and penalty assessments for prevailing wage and apprenticeship violations on public works projects at UCLA, Saddleback Community College in Orange County and the Global Green Generational (G3) Charter School in Pacoima. Three separate investigations into B.A. Marble & Granite, Inc. of North Hollywood, Phoenix Floors of...

2013-05-07 12:22:40

Bay State Native and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Cheryl A. LaFleur Returns to Boston to Celebrate Honorees CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) will recognize the leadership and achievement of four outstanding women in the energy and environmental industries at its Third Annual Awards Gala on May 8 in Boston. The event, anchored by a special keynote address from Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur of the...

2013-05-01 16:34:31

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After President Obama named Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn as acting Chairwoman, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "On behalf of the wireless industry, we are pleased that Commissioner Clyburn has been named Acting Chairwoman of the FCC. We have worked for several years with...

2013-03-26 16:21:15

FRESNO, Calif., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su fined seven construction contractors $313,705 for failing to pay prevailing wages on a state highway expansion project in Kerman designed to allow for increased traffic in the vicinity. "Developers and contractors in California should be aware that public works laws may be triggered when a project requires work on state roads or highways as a condition of the project's construction approval,"...

2013-03-12 12:32:08

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by former FCC commissioner Dr. Harold Furchtgott-Roth and the Analysis Group asserts that the price Sprint has offered for Clearwire Corporation significantly understates the true value of Clearwire's technology opportunities and wireless spectrum holdings. The study supports Crest's contention that the public would be best served if Clearwire remained free to offer its spectrum to multiple wireless carriers. The study was...

2013-03-06 16:21:13

KYIV, Ukraine, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Your [Ukrainian] Gas Transporting System (GTS) is the most important in Europe, however, its maintenance and renovation requires considerable investments," stated European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger in his interview with kommersant.ua. Ukraine has to find the necessary funds taking into consideration its commitments to the European Energy Community (EEC), such as providing the third parties with an access to the GTS,...