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2011-07-13 06:01:00

CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) announced today that it has added four senior executives to its leadership team from leading global technology companies, filling key positions in product development, sales, legal and IT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/CG58147LOGO) Executive Additions Cliff Meltzer, a veteran development leader for Apple, Cisco, IBM and most recently CA Technologies, joined Allscripts as Executive Vice...

2011-05-23 10:30:00

Not sure if your employer is paying you correctly for that split weekend shift? Calculating your hours and overtime can certainly be tricky. However, the Department of Labor (DOL) is attempting to ease some of that complexity with a smartphone application that will aid you in tracking your time sheet. The app, called DOL-Timesheet, lets workers calculate regular work hours, break time and overtime pay to create their own wage records. Officials say the information could prove valuable in a...

2011-05-03 15:38:00

PITTSBURGH, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, will offer valuable insight and direction to employers this spring with a program titled "Social Media at Work." The event will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the firm's offices in the Cultural District (625 Liberty Avenue). Tailored specifically for HR directors and organizational leadership, "Social Media at Work" will...

2011-04-13 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Building and Construction Trades Department President Mark H. Ayers: America's Building Trades Unions welcomes and appreciates the interest and effort on the part of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to attempt to improve the manner by which Davis-Bacon Act local prevailing wage surveys are conducted and analyzed (Mythological Changes Needed to Improve Wage Survey; GAO - 11 - 152). As our...

2011-04-05 12:58:42

Economic theory assumes resource scarcity as an important premise, and there is a general consensus that scarce resources are best allocated by means of a market. However, a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that there may be alternative solutions to the allocation problem. Economic theory generally assumes that there will never be enough food, water, cars, money etc. to satisfy people's wants. This means that inequalities, conflict and poverty are...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.