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2014-08-20 08:23:13

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT, JSE: ATL) is pleased to announce that Bokoni Platinum Mines (Proprietary) Limited ("Bokoni Mine") has reached a two-year wage agreement with its recognised labour union bodies, the National Union of Mineworkers ("NUM"), Togetherness Amalgamated Workers Union of South Africa ("TAWUSA") and United Association of South Africa ("UASA") in relation to their respective...

2014-08-15 08:23:27

In a recent interview, San Francisco wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover outlined common violations committed by employers and what California employees should know. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a recent interview, San Francisco wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover outlined common violations committed by employers and what California employees should know. San Francisco, CA - Wage and hour laws in California can be confusing for many employees to understand. When trying to...

2014-07-03 16:21:12

The family-owned company has a history of paying the industry's highest wages. FRESNO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, peach and table grape grower Gerawan Farming has paid the highest wages in the industry. Today the family-owned and operated company announced that it is boosting its base pay wage from $10 to $11. (Gerawan's wages that are above base, such as grape harvest and packing, are already much higher than $11.)...

2014-06-03 23:00:29

NOVAtime invites business owners and HR professionals to register for its free webinar: Wage & Hour: Understand the Laws and Avoid Litigation, to be held online on June 18, 2014. Diamond Bar, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of workforce management solutions, announced today that it will hold a complementary live webinar on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 on Wage and Hour laws. Called Wage & Hour: Understand the Laws and...

2014-03-13 16:26:32

CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn invited actor Martin Sheen to hold a press event today with the Raise Illinois coalition at Saint Pius church in Chicago to make the case for raising the minimum wage in Illinois. Sheen, known for his starring role as President Jed Bartlet from the West Wing television series and other acting credits, as well as his activism for various progressive causes, used his celebrity status to urge elected officials to lift...

2014-01-27 20:21:23

Possible victims of wage theft in San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Oakland, CA are encouraged to download our e-Book for wage law help SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Keller Grover LLP, a well-respected wage and hour law firm in California, has announced the launch of a new website http://www.cawagehourlaw.com for victims of wage theft. The online resource is presented as a simple to navigate website with multimedia functionality, downloadable e-Book, and...

2014-01-05 00:20:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MINIMUM WAGE Profile America -- Sunday, January 5th. The business world was confronted with a new idea on this date in 1914, when Henry Ford announced that he would pay his workers a minimum wage of $5 a day, which is about 117 in current dollars. The idea eventually gained general...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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