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2014-10-29 23:00:54

50 Year Anniversary of War on Poverty Continues to Help Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Washington D.C. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 “Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope, some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both. Our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity. This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America. I urge this Congress and all Americans to join...

2014-10-29 23:00:43

Fledgeling is excited to begin offering job listings for employers at no cost. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Fledgeling is excited to begin offering job listings for Employers looking to hire on its expansive job platform at no cost. Employers can post job ads completely free of charge, and will be able to take advantage of the many features Fledgeling has to offer. The suite of hiring features available to Employers at no charge includes direct messaging, free access to the...

2014-10-29 16:23:10

ELMA, N.Y., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Servotronics, Inc. (NYSE-MKT: SVT), a designer and manufacturer of servo-control components and other advanced technology products, plans to hire approximately 25 additional full-time employees at its recently expanded Elma, New York facility. This hiring initiative is in response to growing customer demand and to deliver new capabilities in Servotronics' servo valve and motion control products. Servotronics has systematically increased its...

2014-10-29 16:23:05

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last February, two multinational industrial companies, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, merged their fossil power generation businesses. As a result of this merger, in the Americas, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. ("MHPSA") features expanded power generation and related environmental, product line, service and factory capacity. The decision was announced today to locate MHPSA's Western Hemisphere Headquarters...

2014-10-29 16:20:54

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific, in collaboration with The Firefighters Education and Training Foundation, has converted a boxcar into a mobile classroom, expanding its fleet of training equipment used to educate emergency responders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155256 "We are excited about using the mobile classroom to support our extensive roster of first-responder training programs," said Bob Grimaila, Union Pacific vice president-Safety,...

2014-10-29 12:33:25

Prevent Predictable Incidents BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year companies spend millions of dollars on safety training and safer equipment, money which is generally well spent. Despite these major investments, we experience accidents due to human error. What happens if the mistakes are made not because of inadequate training, but because we are hard-wired to act in a certain way? Understand People. Reduce Risk. Employees are driven by impulses defined by...

2014-10-29 12:29:24

JAMISON, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Endoscopy is proud to announce that one of its partnered ASCs, South Broward Endoscopy (SBE) has been ranked the 31(st) best place to work in healthcare in the United States by Modern Healthcare magazine in their seventh annual "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" supplement. The top 100 organizations were honored at an awards banquet held in Chicago. Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" recognizes outstanding...

2014-10-29 12:29:08

Health System Falsely Claimed 'Great' Labor Relations to Pump Up Its Proposed Sale to Prime Healthcare OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers are asking the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to force their employer, Daughters of Charity Health System, to come clean about the true state of its labor relations after the company's CEO misled investors on a recent call in an effort to calm concerns about the hospital system's sale to Prime...

2014-10-29 08:43:15

SilkRoad Offers Incentive Compensation Management through Talent App Exchange AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconixx, a leader in cloud-based Incentive Compensation Management solutions, and SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based talent management solutions today announced a partnership aimed at delivering a robust incentive compensation management solution to companies looking to optimize their investment in employee performance. "We are excited and proud to be...

2014-10-29 08:43:12

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DCR Workforce, a leading provider of Vendor Management System (VMS) solutions, today announced the launch of Smart Track xCHANGE, an innovative collaborative community dedicated to matching the best contingent workers and freelancers with value added suppliers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154049LOGO Smart Track xCHANGE is a collaborative ecosystem that offers the next generation in social sourcing. It brings together the best...


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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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