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Change to Win Statement on Minimum Wage Increase

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Change to Win executive director Chris Chafe issued the following statement today in support of the minimum wage increase from $6.55 an hour to $7.25. "Today's minimum wage increase is an important step in recovering our economy, rebuilding...

In Response to SEIU Lawsuit... Judge Orders State to Halt Wage Cut For California Home Care Workers

OAKLAND, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. District Court judge issued an injunction Thursday afternoon ordering the state of California to halt a proposed $2 cut in wages for the state's 400,000 home care workers. The injunction has the effect of stopping pay cuts in all Califor...

Neutral Factfinder Rules That Fresno County Home Care Wage Cuts Should Be Stopped

FRESNO, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent factfinder jointly hired by Fresno County and SEIU UHW to resolve the on-going dispute over the County's plan to cut the wages and benefits of 10,000 home care workers in the Fresno area, ruled against the County today and ordered t...

Obama Administration Rules Against California's Proposed Wage Cuts to Homecare Workers

OAKLAND, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major victory for California's 250,000 In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) workers and the 440,000 seniors and people with disabilities who rely on IHSS for daily care, the Obama Administration has ruled that proposed cuts to the IHSS program vi...

Homecare Workers Outraged by Proposed Cuts, Wage Reductions

Pledge to Save Vital Services for Frail Seniors and People With Disabilities OAKLAND, Calif., May 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of homecare workers across the state are outraged by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed cuts to hours of service, wages and benefits, which would force ...

City Cleaners Win 16% Wage Hike and Fully Employer-Paid Family Health Care

New Contract Rolls Back Health Care Premium Sharing, Averts a Strike at Philadelphia Buildings PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Local 32BJ Bargaining Committee today announced agreement on a tentative four-year contract covering more than 2,300 Philadelphia commercial prop...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

...potential impact of changes in regulations surrounding the importation of pharmaceuticals from foreign countries and changes in laws governing minimum wage requirements, changes in the Company's operating strategy, capital expenditure plans or development plans, the Company's ability to successfully execu...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...potential impact of changes in regulations surrounding the importation of pharmaceuticals from foreign countries and changes in laws governing minimum wage requirements, the impact of aggressive enforcement by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies of federal and state laws dealing with past an...

Immigration Attorneys Make Immigration Law & Employment Visas Easier for Foreign Workers, U.S. Employers, Corporations and Corporate Counsel

...e the H-1B cap, which employers are exempt from the cap, the H-1B timeline, how to meet H-1B requirements, the Labor Condition Application, prevailing wage issues, how to prepare an H-1B Petition, common pitfalls for H-1B employers, and how H-1Bs relate to student visas and green cards (permanent residenc...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Offering of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...potential impact of changes in regulations surrounding the importation of pharmaceuticals from foreign countries and changes in laws governing minimum wage requirements, the impact of aggressive enforcement by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies of federal and state laws dealing with past an...
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Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion

... of informal care were estimated by combining prevalence estimates, country and region specific data on Gross Domestic Product per person, and average wage with results from previously published cost-of-illness studies in different countries. The Global Impact of Dementia At the conference, Pr...

New Risk Gene for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Opens Door to More Effective Treatments

... identified PTPN22 as another risk gene in 2004. PTPN22 influences the "trigger point" for activation of T-cells -- immune cells normally called on to wage battle against infection. In autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, PTPN22 appears to put people at higher risk of a wayward T-cell response. ...
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The Evolution of Human Aggression: Feb. 25-27 conference

... Opening keynote address by primate expert and psychology Prof. Frans de Waal from Emory University in Atlanta. De Waal's talk is titled, "Destined to wage War Forever? The Evolution of Peacemaking among Primates." 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, Officers Club, Fort Douglas Panel discussion, Conflict and Co...

Syracuse University scientists discover how some bacteria may steal iron from their human hosts

...uce chemicals to destroy their enemies. Some of these chemicals are used to make antibiotics and other drugs. Actinomycetes need lots of iron to wage chemical warfare on its enemies; however, iron is not easily accessible in the environments in which the bacteria live e.g. human or soil. Some iron a...

Study: Migrant laborers valuable to horticulture industry

...al workers, in this study, the presence of migrant workers appears to raise wage levels for both seasonal part-time and full-time workers. The total number ...by seasonal part-time and full-time employees is also positively related to wage rates." The study also indicated that producer's concerns about governme...

Researcher discovers pathway plants use to fight back against pathogens

... COLUMBIA, Mo. Plants are not only smart, but they also wage a good fight, according to a University of Missouri biochemist. Previous studies have shown that plants can sense attacks by pathogens and activate th...

UD plant biologists uncover top wetland plant's hidden weapon

...expert on allelopathy, in which one plant produces a chemical to inhibit the growth of another plant. He refers to these plants with the capability to wage chemical warfare as natural killers. Walnut trees, pine trees, ferns and sunflowers are among the plants that release harmful chemicals to prevent ...

Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported

...ling. Scientists are cracking the genetic code that makes the immune system wage an attack on a person’s joints. Over the last decade, Dr. Gregersen and his...int” for activation of T-cells, immune cells that are normally called on to wage battle against infection. In autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis,...

Study calculates patient time costs associated with cancer care

...ch patient spent traveling to, waiting for, and receiving care. The net costs were calculated using a dollar value of $15.23 per hour, the median U.S. wage rate in 2002. During the first 12 months after diagnosis, the average length of time for hospitalization was highest for patients with gastric and...

NT researchers discover breakthrough in malaria treatment

...ations for the treatment of malaria in our region and relevance to areas of Africa where the risk of malaria is greatest. "Scientists and doctors wage a constant battle to develop and implement effective treatments for malaria. This study is one of the first to highlight the best treatment of drug ...

Some good news for the world's poor

..., earlier research found that the poor benefited from new technology as a result of greater employment opportunities as well as the upward pressure on wage rates in the labor market. Explaining the large difference in impact between the 15,000 lifted out of poverty in India and the 800 in China, Dr. Fa...
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Why repealing the shareholder wage lien law makes sense

Suppose youre a venture capitalist in San Francisco or Boston, and youre on the verge of investing big bucks in a promising high-tech firm in Wisconsin. Everything looks right: The management team is in place, the business plan is tight, and the technology is novel. But then a lawyer steps i...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retains HC International, Inc. to Implement Investor Relations Program

...ns in earnings, our ability to sustain our previous levels of profitability including on account of our ability to manage growth, intense competition, wage increases in China, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts,...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Continued Revenues and Earnings Growth in First Quarter of 2009

...ns in earnings, our ability to sustain our previous levels of profitability including on account of our ability to manage growth, intense competition, wage increases in China, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts,...

Kendle Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...lemented a series of initiatives to reduce its variable costs. These initiatives include strict controls over all discretionary spending, a hiring and wage freeze, and workforce and capacity optimization initiatives to better balance our staffing levels with customer demand. The Company expects to take a ...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Record Revenues and Earnings for 2008

...ns in earnings, our ability to sustain our previous levels of profitability including on account of our ability to manage growth, intense competition, wage increases in China, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts,...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region (News Briefs)

...e operations from Tucson, Arizona to Pinellas County, Florida. The relocation of the growing biomedical research and device company includes new high wage jobs paying 200% of the county's average annual wage, adding to the region's growing life sciences industry. Biopsy Sciences develops new and innovat...

Automation Alley Releases Report on State of Southeast Michigan's Technology Economy

...lishes itself as a leader, both in Michigan and across the country. In this sector, employment grew by 13.2 percent from 2005 to 2006, and the average wage for workers grew in 2006 by 4.4 percent to over $97,000. The study shows that despite overall economic declines and significant restructuring in the...

Techne Corporation Releases Unaudited Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2008

...r ended June 30, 2008 increased $1.1 million (14.6%) and $5.7 million (18.6%), respectively, from the same prior year periods. These increases include wage and salary increases and the hiring of additional marketing and administrative personnel to support the Company's sales growth. Selling, general and a...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region

...s 43 and expects to expand to 60 within three years, with an annual average wage of $45,935. (Contact: Troy Millar, 727-559-0307, http://www.theleveredge.c...ll add 30 new jobs over three years, each paying 200% of the average annual wage in unincorporated Pinellas County. Competing with Oregon and Iowa for the e...

Abbott Announces Labs Are Vital(TM) Facebook Scholarship Contest Winners

...cancy rate for staff medical technologists has increased 50 percent since 2003, according to the American Society for Clinical Pathology's (ASCP) 2005 wage and vacancy survey. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Labor estimates approximately 13,800 medical laboratory professionals will be needed every ye...
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