Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The pilots of JetBlue Airways, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), today sent official notice to company management requesting to open contract negotiations under the federal Railway Labor Act. The notice marks the first labor negotiations in the history of JetBlue from any segment of its workforce. Currently, JetBlue pilots are the only unionized workforce at the airline.
Los Angeles, California - Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, today released executive survey results showcasing the importance of diversity and inclusion programs.
Washington, DC - U.S. government expenditures on births, abortions and miscarriages resulting from unintended pregnancies nationwide totaled $21 billion in 2010, according to “Public Costs from Unintended Pregnancies and the Role of Public Insurance Programs in Paying for Pregnancy-Related Care:
Germantown, Maryland - Designed to provide immediate aid to those in need, the Silent Beacon app allows users to get in touch directly with emergency personnel, or loved ones. Using a list of pre-stored contacts the Silent Beacon app will send a mass text message, emails and push notifications in the event of an emergency with your live GPS position.
Murrieta, California - The idea of a female solar task force sprang from a need identified by the founders of The Veteran Asset (TVA) - one who is a female entrepreneur, one who owns and operates a solar photovoltaic (PV) company, and one who recently retired from the US Marines with over 20 years of service. All three report that they see a driving need to recruit more women into the male-dominated renewable energy sector.
California Healthcare Institute Spotlights Impact of Rare Diseases with Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian
Sacramento, California - Today at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo), in partnership with the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), presented an Assembly resolution recognizing Feb. 28, 2015 as Rare Disease Day for the families and healthcare professionals caring for millions of Californians living with nearly 7,000 rare diseases.