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2014-10-16 20:20:58

Teamster Members to Vote on District's Offer SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters 856 and 665 members working for the Golden Gate Highway & Transportation District will not be holding a bus service strike tomorrow in order to allow for the membership to vote on the District's latest offer. "We've received an offer from the District and we need to let our members vote on it. As such, there will be no strike on Friday while we consider the District's...

2014-10-16 16:34:07

DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced that the Reputation Institute ranked DaVita HealthCare Partners 37(th) overall in its global rankings, according to a recent article in Harvard Business Review (HBR). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO The Reputation Institute, which evaluates companies based on reputation...

2014-10-16 16:31:40

New Services and Resources Designed to Ensure Communicators Have the Insights and Tools to Meet the Current Needs of Patients for Better Engagement and Activation NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GCI Health, a leading healthcare-focused global public relations agency, today announced the rollout of Patients at the Center, an initiative aimed at uncovering the most innovative, effective ways of putting patients at the forefront of communication strategies within the healthcare industry....

2014-10-16 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, applauds Frontier Airlines management for responding immediately to the concerns of frontline workers and taking decisive action to safeguard the health and safety of Flight Attendants affected by transport of the confirmed Ebola patient. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/DC58223LOGO "We applaud Frontier Airlines management...

2014-10-16 12:27:58

Survey Finds Median HR Headcount Remains at 30-year High with Increasing HR Staff Across All Organization Sizes and Industries ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today released its HR Department Benchmarks and Analysis 2014-2015 report, the most in-depth source for research and analysis on HR department responsibilities, staffing, expenditures and budgets, influence, priorities and strategic planning. This report is a vital source for human resources...

2014-10-16 12:23:21

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) learned on Wednesday, October 15, that the second nurse who helped care for the Ebola victim in Dallas - and was later diagnosed with the virus - visited with one Akron-area employee of the company during her stay in Northeast Ohio. The employee was notified by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). A second employee has self-identified as possibly having contact. These two employees do not have direct contact...

2014-10-16 12:21:32

Workers gained collective bargaining rights, first contract during Pistole's tenure WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to TSA's announcement today that Administrator John Pistole will retire from public service at year's end, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox, Sr. issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "AFGE thanks Administrator John Pistole for his four years...

2014-10-16 08:38:09

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the IT industry association and the largest provider of vendor neutral skills certifications for the world's IT workforce, today announced the availability of the new CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification exam. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO CompTIA IT Fundamentals covers a range of IT topics and provides a solid grounding in the technology concepts and practices organizations use...

2014-10-16 08:36:18

ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing that voluntary benefits are becoming an essential component of well-designed employee benefits programs, Purchasing Power today released an employer's guide to voluntary benefits designed to assist companies in matching marketplace options to employees' diverse needs. "Paving the Road to Financial Wellness with Voluntary Benefits: A Guide to Tailoring Benefits to Employees' Diverse Needs" outlines the comprehensive array of...

2014-10-16 08:32:11

Cloud-based platform will inform RHA employees about eligibility for company and public-market benefits CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that RHA Management Services, Inc. (RHA) has selected the Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE® to support benefits administration and to inform its employees of changes in eligibility due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.