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2014-08-04 16:26:13

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six health insurance companies financing the No on Proposition 45 committee have donated $37.3 million through June 30, 2014 against the ballot measure to regulate health insurance rates in California, according to campaign finance reports filed recently with the Secretary of State. This is more than three times the $12 million refund returned to Californians for 2013 under a federal Affordable Care Act rule requiring 80% of...

2014-08-04 16:24:53

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Randstad Technologies Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among technology workers, declined slightly in the second quarter of 2014 to 58.7 from 60.0 the previous quarter. The quarterly study, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of talent and solutions provider Randstad Technologies, showed technology workers have maintained the most consistent levels of employee confidence compared to other professions surveyed by...

2014-08-04 16:21:06

WINNIPEG, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, met today with Mr. Vic Gerden, CEO of WestCanitest R&D (WestCaRD) and Mr. Ken Webb, Executive Director of Manitoba Aerospace, to discuss the Government of Canada's actions to ensure Canadians have the skills in demand in today's economy. Minister Kenney, MP Bateman, Mr. Gerden and Mr. Webb were touring the...

2014-08-04 12:26:47

Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in July. The index now stands at 120.31, up from 119.92 (an upward revision) in June. This represents a 6.6 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The six-month growth rate in the Employment Trends Index is the strongest in over two years, suggesting solid job growth is likely to continue in the coming months," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2014-08-04 08:34:06

New Offerings Help Chief HR Officers Add Precision to Recruitment, Retention and Workforce Readiness to Capture New Market Opportunities NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new cloud-based solutions and a Talent and Change consulting practice to enable organizations to use analytics and workforce science to identify top talent, deepen employee engagement and manage transformational change to provide differentiated client experiences....

2014-08-04 08:28:00

PCI Welcomes Expanded Services of Penn Pharma PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Packaging Coordinators, Inc. (PCI) is pleased to announce it has finalized its agreement to acquire Penn Pharmaceutical Services Limited (Penn Pharma). Headquartered in Tredegar, Wales in the United Kingdom, Penn Pharma offers both drug development and manufacturing services, including Clinical and Commercial dosage form manufacturing, as well as Clinical Packaging, Labeling, and global Storage,...

2014-08-04 08:24:49

New Initiatives Offer Innovative Alternatives to Traditional Insurance Plans, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that University of Washington Medicine (UW Medicine) and Providence Health & Services-Swedish Health Services (Providence-Swedish) have each launched new accountable care organizations (ACOs), contracting directly with employers. These direct-contract ACOs, the first in the Seattle...

2014-08-04 04:22:16

SHANGHAI, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) ("51job" or the "Company"), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that it will release unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the market closes on Monday, August 11, 2014. The Company's management will hold a conference call at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 11, 2014 (9:00 a.m. Shanghai / Hong Kong time zone on August 12, 2014) to...

2014-08-02 23:02:01

CEDR HR Solutions, the nation's number one provider of customized medical and dental employee handbooks, has announced that it will attend two major dental-industry conferences this fall. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 CEDR HR Solutions, a Nuanced Media client and the nation's number one provider of customized medical and dental employee handbooks, has announced that it will attend two major dental-industry conferences this fall. CEDR’s CEO will be featured as a speaker...

2014-08-01 23:07:01

Tomas Gregorio EMBA‘09, a veteran health care executive experienced in building IT networks for regional hospitals, has been appointed Senior Executive Director of Healthcare Systems Innovation at the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Tomas Gregorio EMBA‘09, a veteran health care executive experienced in building IT networks for regional hospitals, has been appointed Senior Executive Director of Healthcare Systems...


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2010-11-17 16:16:49

Captain Kathryn Hire is a NASA astronaut who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions. She was born Kathryn Patricia Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Murphy High School in 1977, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981. After earning her Naval Flight Officer wings in October 1982, Hire she carried out worldwide airborne oceanographic research missions with Oceanographic Development...

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