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2014-04-07 23:21:44

Update showcases the company’s solutions and services for Federal individuals, teams, and organizations; blogs and online resources are now easily accessible. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Management Concepts Inc., the nation’s premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector, today announced the launch of its new website, available now at http://www.managementconcepts.com. Restructuring the site to...

2014-04-02 12:25:49

TORONTO, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Federal public servants have pension guarantees in their defined-benefit pension plans that are mispriced, causing Ottawa to seriously underestimate the cost of the pension plans and the total compensation of its employees, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Evaluating Public-Sector Pensions: Are Federal Public Servants Overpaid?" respected pension expert Malcolm Hamilton says this advantageous situation for members...

2014-03-31 16:24:31

Ads Shed Light on Senator's Support for legislation that allows the federal government to seize all profits from mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac causing millions of Americans to lose their savings and pensions ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 60 Plus Association today released a TV advertisement in North Carolina rebuking Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) for sponsoring legislation supported by President Obama that will allow the government to take...

2014-03-31 16:24:15

Ads Shed Light on Senator's Support for legislation that allows the federal government to seize all profits from mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac causing millions of Americans to lose their savings and pensions ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 60 Plus Association today released a TV advertisement in Nevada rebuking Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) for sponsoring legislation supported by President Obama that will allow the government to take over...

2014-03-28 12:26:27

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is calling on Stephen Harper's federal government to move on a new national Health Accord that will help Ontario address a nursing gap that puts the province second last in the country in the registered nurse (RN)-to-population ratio. "Ontarians deserve the same high-quality health care as every other Canadian, yet Ontario - the most populous province in the country - has just seven RNs per 1,000 Ontarians. We...

2014-03-26 23:24:41

Firm’s commitment to superior quality delivery resonates throughout the federal government industry. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today that the firm’s Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) was recertified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant based on quality standards established by the International Organizational for Standardization (ISO), the largest developer of international standards for products and services. Sevatec’s EQMS was previously...

2014-03-24 16:24:42

Attorneys Obtain Temporary Relief For Hastings Car Dealerships HASTINGS, Minn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, attorneys from Liberty Institute and Minnesota volunteer attorneys Kathryn Nash and Meghann Kantke announced that the Federal government temporarily agreed not to enforce the so-called, "contraceptive mandate" against two Hastings, Minnesota car dealerships--Hastings Automotive, Inc. and Hastings Chrysler Center--and their owner, Doug Erickson. Last week's...

2014-03-20 23:23:21

Firm recognized for providing superior software and systems development and service delivery support to the federal government. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today that the firm was recently appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 for Services (CMMI-SVC) version 1.3 and was successfully reappraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3 for Development (CMMI-DEV) version 1.3 for its ability to provide quality software and systems...

2014-03-18 23:03:26

US Federal Contractor Registration and the Small Business Administration advise vendors to “aggressively” market their company to federal buyers. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 For the first time since 2005 the Federal Government appears to have met its goal for procurement awards to small businesses. Information listed on the Small Business Dashboard on data.gov shows that out of $355.8 billion eligible dollars in FY2013, 23.42% were awarded to small businesses. Some...

2014-02-26 12:26:20

Doshi Diagnostic Imaging Pays $15.5 Million to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuits Alleging Kickbacks to Referring Physicians, Medicare and Medicaid Billing Fraud RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP represented a key whistleblower behind the $15.5 million settlement that was announced today between the federal government, the States of New Jersey and New York, and Doshi Diagnostic Imaging Services and Diagnostic Imaging Group ("Doshi"), a major...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.