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2014-08-11 12:28:18

Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies being asked to adopt common principles re biosimilars on patient safety, lobbying and business partnerships. DETROIT, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of 19 institutional investors representing $430 billion in assets commends Amgen and Novartis for support of a set of investor principles to guide corporate boards on policy and oversight responsibilities related to biosimilar activities. The principles, included in the coalition's Investor...

2014-06-25 12:20:53

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Award identifies the nation's leading corporations providing innovative programs promoting a healthy workplace and lifestyles for employees and families -- Chrysler Group is only automaker to receive award the past four years -- Award validates Company's commitment to promoting "a culture of health" for employees and their families The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) has again recognized...

2014-06-13 12:24:23

38% of independent shareholders call for disclosure of clawbacks amidst allegations of wrongdoing at Walmart DETROIT, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders are tired of Walmart's secrets when it comes to holding executives accountable for ethical misconduct. Thirty-eight percent (38%) of independent shareholders voting at Walmart's annual meeting on June 6 voted to require the company to disclose annually whether Walmart clawed back pay from its senior executives for breaking...

2014-06-05 16:29:03

UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust proxy proposal for separate board chair, CEO, supported by 61% of shareholder vote for second year. DETROIT, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Services Group, a national services supplier for nursing and rehabilitation centers, is under scrutiny by shareholders. Sixty-one percent of shareholders that cast votes in conjunction with the company's annual meeting on May 27 voted in favor of a proxy resolution calling for a separate chairperson...

2014-06-05 16:28:59

Eighty-four percent of shareholder votes cast support annual election of board members. DETROIT, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-four percent (84%) of votes cast by shareholders at Dendreon voted in favor of a proxy proposal calling for annual election of board members, a strategy - which if enacted - would increase board independence and accountability. Dendreon is a biotechnology company that develops Provenge, an immunotherapy for prostate cancer. The shareholder proposal was...

2014-04-28 12:22:06

WARREN, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Adds 15,000 square feet of interactive training for manufacturing employees -- More than 9,000 participants trained since grand opening in 2012 -- Now teaching 45 different hands-on classes; originally started with four classes After officially opening more than two years ago, the final touches on a significant expansion in both square-footage and educational programming at Chrysler Group's World Class...

2014-03-14 16:20:22

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Chrysler Group CEO and UAW President host production celebration attended by community leaders and employees -- Slated to close in 2010, the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant rises from the ashes with nearly $1 billion in investments -- New paint and body shops transform plant into flexible, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility -- Additions increase plant's footprint by 2 million square...

2014-01-21 12:21:36

Deal closed Jan. 21. Proceeds from sale will fund retiree health care. DETROIT, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Trust) is pleased to confirm that the sale of the Trust's equity interest in Chrysler Group LLC to Fiat North America LLC is complete. In a series of transactions, the Trust will receive a total of $4.35 billion in proceeds, of which $3.825 billion was received today. These proceeds will be used to provide additional funding security...

2014-01-06 08:25:10

The TheraMatrix program is expected to save Electrical Workers Insurance Fund valuable healthcare dollars annually, while ensuring quality care, transparency and high patient satisfaction PONTIAC, Mich., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheraMatrix Physical Therapy, headquartered in Pontiac, Mich., announced that effective January 1, 2014, the outpatient physical therapy benefits for all eligible Electrical Workers Insurance Fund enrollees, covered under the Electric Workers Insurance...

2014-01-01 20:20:02

DETROIT, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Trust) is pleased to confirm that an agreement has been reached between the Trust's Independent Fiduciary and Fiat North America LLC regarding a purchase of the Trust's entire equity interest in Chrysler Group LLC. We are very pleased that Fiat and the Trust's Independent Fiduciary were able to work together to reach an agreement on this important matter. The team at Brock Fiduciary Services worked with...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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