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2014-08-20 08:20:48

LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labinal Power Systems, a Safran group business which is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems, brought in the experts - Edenred [http://www.edenred.co.uk/our-solutions/employee-benefits/flexible-benefits ] - to help design and launch a brand new flexible benefit scheme for its 570 employees. The organisation launched its new scheme, Reward Hub, after it was acquired by Safran. As well as a new online portal the...

2014-07-17 16:25:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inspector General Michael A. Sprow announced today that the Office of Inspector General recovered more than $7.3 million in taxpayer funds for the fiscal year 2013-2014 from individuals who were ineligible to receive long term care assistance. In addition, the commonwealth realized over $2.6 million in cost savings for the same period. Cost savings represent future use of commonwealth funds that would have been expended for...

2014-06-17 16:25:56

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Span Corporation (http://www.spancorp.com/), a Compliance Management Organization (CMO) and Third Party Administrator (TPA) for Drug and Alcohol Screening announced it is now providing its services to Merced County Human Services Agency in California. This is in addition to Span's recent expansion of its Pennsylvania client base. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/119067 Founded in 1986 to serve as a single point of contact...

2014-05-15 16:26:43

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, and UJA-Federation of New York, three major NY faith-based organizations, have collectively launched a new research study that will identify public policies that could have a significant impact in reducing poverty in New York City. This collaboration is born out of the shared values and traditions for caring for people in need and the extensive reach...

2014-05-14 23:16:01

Sentry established a record number of nominations and winners this year for a community association management company operating in the Florida. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Sentry Management is honored to work with eight finalists as well five winners of the prestigious Florida Communities of Excellence honors. Over 30 communities in Florida were finalists for 2014 recognition. The number of nominations and winners is a record for awards in any one year by a community association...

2014-05-07 11:05:54

Although the United States is spending more on welfare than ever before, most of that money is going to better-off families rather than the very poorest. Robert A. Moffitt, the Krieger-Eisenhower professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University, found that the U.S. has gotten more generous over time in supporting low-income families, spending 74 percent more inflation-adjusted dollars on welfare programs in 2007 than in 1975. But for the 2.5 million single parent families with the...

2014-05-07 10:13:52

"We are turning the professional social workers into moral agents. This development recalls a time before the welfare state, when we had poor relief and when the extent to which the state could help you depended on your own dignity." This is the assertion by Marie Østergaard Møller, who is associate professor at the Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University regarding the labor market policy that has been carried out in Denmark since the 1990s. More specifically,...

2014-03-21 23:26:39

More youth who have left the care of the children’s aid will have a better chance of success with the support of Covenant House community workers thanks to new funding from the Ontario government. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 More youth who have left the care of the children’s aid will have a better chance of success with the support of Covenant House community workers thanks to new funding from the Ontario government. The model for the community workers, or Youth-in-Transition...

2014-03-10 12:24:50

Recent Survey Shows that 58.9 Percent Support Reform ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Our Generation responded to Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's Report on reforming anti-poverty programs. On March 3, 2014 the House Budget Committee's majority staff released a new report titled, "The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later." The report does an assessment of the federal government's current efforts to alleviate poverty in America and details the fact that...

2014-03-07 04:21:00

New Chinese-style public welfare program starts by creating new platform and inspiring new thinking SHANGHAI, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Several Deputies to China's National People's Congress submitted proposals concerning public charities amid the opening of the 2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions, giving rise to a surge of enthusiasm for private participation in public charities projects. Spurred on by this positive trend, the "Rebuilding Public Welfare Marketing Ecosystem-2014 China New...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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