Labor Press Release
|05/11/2015 - 09:25||
Merv Block's mission is better news writing
t. After many years of writing columns critical of broadcast news writing, the former network news writer is now semi-retired, but still speaking out (and often freaking out) about newscasts -- both network and local.
|05/11/2015 - 09:17||
Iraq: ICRC launches 36 million Swiss Francs appeal to significantly increase aid
Baghdad/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said an enormous effort is needed to cope with a dramatic increase in the number of people forced to flee their homes in Iraq. The ICRC is appealing for an extra 36 million Swiss Francs (38.5 million dollars, 34.3 million Euros) in aid, on top of funds already allocated for Iraq, to help deal with the increasing needs.
|05/11/2015 - 09:16||
Kinaxis Introduces SAP APO Customers an Upgrade Path to its Cloud-Based RapidResponse Supply Chain Planning Offering
Ottawa, Canada, May 11, 2015 – Kinaxis Inc. (TSX: KXS) (“Kinaxis”), provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based SCM and S&OP offering, today announced a formal upgrade program for current SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) customers in light of SAP’s intentions to discontinue standard support for their APO suite.
|05/11/2015 - 09:15||
Village of Lake in the Hills
The Village of Lake in the Hills invites applications for a part-time Economic Development Coordinator. This strategic role involves developing strategies to identify and pursue retail and commercial entities appropriate for the Village, develop and implement strategies to attract businesses, create marketing materials and recommend incentive packages, business relationship development, and economic data and trend tracking and analysis. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business or Public Administration, Urban Planning, Geography, or a related field with a minimum of three years of economic development or municipal government experience or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
|05/11/2015 - 09:04||
Is it time to ditch annual performance reviews?
s? HOUSTON – (May 11, 2015) – Most of us have had annual or semi-annual formal performance reviews, but a new paper by psychologists at Rice University reinforce the importance of continuous feedback on employee performance, and how the social environment can either encourage or inhibit that feedback. Although there is little disagreement that companies need to evaluate and obtain accurate information on its talent and need to have performance management systems in place, the report cites the problems annual reviews inherently present.
|05/11/2015 - 09:03||
Pregnant Women in Nepal in Urgent Need of Assistance
Many health clinics have been destroyed / CARE started distributing safe birthing kits to remote villages.
|05/11/2015 - 08:57||
National report details expected job openings in ag, related fields
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Nearly 58,000 jobs will open annually across the United States in occupations involving food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment over the next five years, according to an employment outlook led by Purdue University.
|05/11/2015 - 08:55||
Harnessing the Power of Social Media with Blackbaud’s Cloud-based eTapestry CRM
Charleston, S.C. (May 11, 2015) – Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), today announced recent enhancements made to eTapestry®, its cloud-based fundraising management solution, which now includes fully integrated social media capabilities. Social Media Finder gives users intuitive tools to further connect with donors over social media platforms, taking the guess work out of targeting and engaging supporters, freeing resources for other areas of mission advancement.
|05/11/2015 - 08:36||
Major Industries Show Employment Gains; Nevada Continues to Lead the Country in Job Growth, According to TriNet’s SMBeat April Report
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. – May 11, 2015 – TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services, today announced the findings of its April 2015 SMBeat, a monthly analysis of small to medium-sized business (SMB) employment and human capital economic indicators. April’s report focuses on geographic and industry trends on a national scale, showing increased employment stability and positive growth in major industries.
|05/11/2015 - 08:35||
The Political Economy of Nail Salons
The New York Times recently published two wildly celebrated articles by journalist Sarah Maslin Nir. The first article, “The Price of Nice Nails,” describes in painful and accurate detail the trials and tribulations in the manicurist trade in New York City and elsewhere. The second article, “Perfect Nails, Poisoned Workers,” documents the health risks to which manicurists in the trade are exposed.
|05/11/2015 - 08:33||
Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Lead to Cognitive Impairment in Prostate Cancer Patients, Say Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers
TAMPA, Fla. – Cognitive impairment can occur in cancer patients who are treated with a variety of therapies, including radiation therapy, hormone therapy, and chemotherapy. After chemotherapy treatment it is commonly called “chemo brain.” Signs of cognitive impairment include forgetfulness, inability to concentrate, problems recalling information, trouble multi-tasking and becoming slower at processing information. The number of people who experience cognitive problems following cancer therapy is broad, with an estimate range of 15 to 70 percent.
|05/11/2015 - 08:23||
13 Named Fulbright Scholars at Johns Hopkins
Thirteen Johns Hopkins University students and recent graduates will have the opportunity to travel abroad to such places as Fiji, China, and France to study, teach, and conduct research after recently being named Fulbright Scholars.
|05/11/2015 - 08:20||
Come and see Infineon at PCIM 2015, May 19-21 in Nuremberg, Germany
Munich, Germany – May 11, 2015 – At this year's PCIM 2015 trade show Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will present the combined power portfolio of Infineon and International Rectifier for the first time in Europe. The industry’s leading offerings in Gallium Nitride (GaN) are on display. And, of course, you will find many innovative solutions resulting from our strategic approach “from product thinking to system understanding”.
|05/11/2015 - 08:07||
M2Gen® Appoints New Vice President of Strategy and Business Development
TAMPA, Fla. – Naveen Kumar has been named Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at M2Gen®, Moffitt Cancer Center’s wholly owned, for-profit, informatics solution subsidiary advancing personalized medicine by using high quality tissue, clinical data and molecular technology to accelerate the discovery and delivery of personalized medicine. In his new role, Naveen will oversee the development and execution of M2Gen’s commercial activities and corporate growth strategy.
|05/11/2015 - 07:59||
Delcam to show how to boost productivity at MENE
At the new Manufacturing & Engineering North East exhibition, Delcam will show how its software and services can help manufacturing companies to increase productivity, improve quality and reduce lead times. The exhibition will be held at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on 8th and 9th July.
|05/11/2015 - 07:55||
St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Guidelines for the Third Time Distinguish Oncotype DX® as the Only Multi-Gene Test Validated to Predict Chemotherapy Benefit
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 11, 2015 / / -- Genomic Health (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced that the 14th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference Expert Panel, for the third time, recognized the Oncotype DX® breast cancer test for its ability to provide not only prognostic but also predictive information regarding the likelihood of chemotherapy benefit for patients with early-stage, estrogen receptor-positive, invasive breast cancer. Oncotype DX was the only multi-gene test accepted with a strong majority of panellists supporting it as a predictive tool to guide chemotherapy treatment decision making.
|05/11/2015 - 07:55||
As He Is USA Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization
ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
|05/11/2015 - 07:28||
Survey reveals need for seafarer HIV and wellbeing action
A survey released by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today highlights the need for continuing work on HIV/AIDS and wellbeing among seafarers.
|05/11/2015 - 07:28||
ITF president declares Australia’s Barrow Island a port of convenience
International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin today declared Australia’s Barrow Island a Port of Convenience due to Chevron's history of union-busting efforts in the offshore oil and gas sector.
|05/11/2015 - 07:24||
AUO Announces Top Level Personnel Change
AUO announced today that Mr. KY Lee has resigned as Chairman of AUO. AUO's Board of Directors appointed Mr. Paul SL Peng to serve as AUO's Chairman and President, effective immediately.
|05/11/2015 - 07:22||
Convenience Trumps Cost for Business Travelers, Says Inaugural GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™, in Partnership with American Express
Business travelers value convenience over cost savings, according to new research from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with American Express. According to the first in a series of GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ reports, U.S. business travelers put a high premium on convenience, particularly when it comes to their flight schedule choices. When booking flights domestically or internationally, more business travelers say their top consideration is convenient flight schedules (36%), compared with ticket price (24%) and ability to earn miles (20%).
|05/11/2015 - 07:08||
Teen moms struggle for a living
At 24 years, Suzie Nasuuna’s daughter has made 11 years. Suzie became a mother when she was only 13 years old. Since then she has had to care, protect and provide for her baby even if she were a child herself.
|05/11/2015 - 07:04||
Fetim Rises to Market Challenges with Infor
Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that construction and home decoration leader Fetim Group has chosen to migrate its complete Infor M3 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application to the cloud. In addition, Fetim will use Infor IONTM to help integrate a range of third-party, best of breed applications, all of which will be deployed in the cloud.
|05/11/2015 - 06:57||
Mental Wellness in Children
Transitioning from the Month of the Military Child into a month that emphasizes mental health awareness is a great time to discuss mental wellness in children. Each May, Mental Health America reaches millions across the country to highlight the importance of mental health education and treatment.
|05/11/2015 - 06:57||
UPS Opens Healthcare and Life-Sciences Center at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the expansion of its temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities in Europe with the opening of a healthcare-dedicated air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands. The opening demonstrates UPS's continued investment for growth in specialized market segments, in this case, for logistics needs of healthcare and life-sciences companies in the region.