Industrial Development Issues. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

EPA's greenhouse gas rules attacked for second day in courtInvestigative Unit to Target California's Serial Labor Law ViolatorsGreif Reports First Quarter 2012 ResultsBig Daddy's fights attempt to shut down as public nuisanceCAW President Calls for Ontario to Modernize Labour Laws to Prevent Another ...Report examines what US can learn from EU chemicals lawCAW President Calls for Ontario to Modernize Labour Laws to Prevent Another ...CAW President Calls for Ontario to Modernize Labour Laws to Prevent Another ...EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rules Are Illegal, Opponents Tell Appeals Court PanelElpida's failure means Japan's loss to ROK in semiconductor marketWW Grainger Opens FCPA ProbeChesterfield Township zoning fight demonstrates absurdity of medical marijuana ...New Map Shows Location of Nation's Most Toxic Industrial BoilersCameron: Labour should hand back Unite donations over Olympics threatRochester Planning Board sends three articles to spring Town Meeting

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Indiana becomes first Rust-Belt 'right to work' state. Will others follow?
Christian Science MonitorFebruary 1, 2012

The new law takes effect amid a climate of contention around union issues in other Midwestern states – with mixed outcomes. In Wisconsin, a Republican takeover of state government in 2010 led to a new law restricting collective bargaining for most ...more »

Malawians may take law in their hands- Law Society
Nyasa TimesFebruary 2, 2012

By Thom Chiumia, Nyasa Times Malawi Law Society president John Gift Makhwawa fears citizens may resort in taking the law into their own hands with no dispensation of justice as the judiciary is completely paralysed following court workers industrial...more »

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EPA's greenhouse gas rules attacked for second day in court
Chicago TribuneFebruary 29, 2012

... industry groups and representatives argued in federal court on Wednesday. In the second day of two-day arguments on a case seeking to overturn the agency's proposed greenhouse gas regulations, challengers took on two of the EPA's proposed rules to ...more »

Investigative Unit to Target California's Serial Labor Law Violators
Insurance JournalFebruary 29, 2012

The unit, an arm of the Department of Industrial Relations, will be focusing on serial violators, and a large number of those violators tend to be workers' comp violators, Su told Insurance Journal. “We will enforce all of the laws that are on the ...more »

Greif Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
ReutersFebruary 29, 2012

B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced results for its first quarter, which ended Jan. 31, 2012. The company reported first quarter net sales of $992.7 million, operating profit of $58.3 million, ...more »

Big Daddy's fights attempt to shut down as public nuisance
New Baltimore Voice NewspapersFebruary 29, 2012

... adjacent or nearby businesses on industrial zoned land that operate in a similar fashion, including Achatz Homemade Pie Co., Chesterfield Township Lions Club, a dance studio/gymnastics facility, pool supplies store, law office, medical supplier, ...more »

CAW President Calls for Ontario to Modernize Labour Laws to Prevent Another ...
NorthumberlandView.caFebruary 29, 2012

The union is calling for rules around first contract interest arbitration to be adapted and applied to other collective bargaining disputes; giving the Ontario Labour Relations Board the power to expedite interest arbitration in the case of a lengthy ...more »

Report examines what US can learn from EU chemicals law
R & D MagazineFebruary 29, 2012

US industry and environmental groups agree that the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 needs to be modernized to better protect public health and the environment. However, there is no consensus on what the reform should look like.more »

CAW President Calls for Ontario to Modernize Labour Laws to Prevent Another ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)February 29, 2012

29, 2012 /CNW/ - CAW President Ken Lewenza is calling on the province of Ontario to modernize its labour laws to better adapt to the current economic reality in light of the Caterpillar lock out and closure, in a letter sent to Ontario Labour Minister ...more »

CAW President Calls for Ontario to Modernize Labour Laws to Prevent Another ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)February 29, 2012

The union is calling for rules around first contract interest arbitration to be adapted and applied to other collective bargaining disputes; giving the Ontario Labour Relations Board the power to expedite interest arbitration in the case of a lengthy ...more »

EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rules Are Illegal, Opponents Tell Appeals Court Panel
BloombergFebruary 29, 2012

The agency aims to phase in industrial polluters covered by the carbon rules through 2016. The EPA argued in court filings that the tailoring rule is acceptable under the Clean Air Act and necessary to avoid states being overrun with permit requests.more »

Elpida's failure means Japan's loss to ROK in semiconductor market
The Daily YomiuriFebruary 29, 2012

METI changed its policy to enable an injection of public funds into private companies and in the summer of 2009, it approved Elpida as the first company to qualify for the revised Law on Special Measures for Industrial Revitalization and injected 30 ...more »

WW Grainger Opens FCPA Probe
Wall Street Journal (blog)February 29, 2012

By CM Matthews Industrial supply distributor WW Grainger Inc said Tuesday that it was investigating whether employees of its Chinese subsidiary violated a US law barring bribery of foreign officials. The Fortune 500 company disclosed in a securities ...more »

Chesterfield Township zoning fight demonstrates absurdity of medical marijuana ...
MLive.comFebruary 29, 2012

... businesses on industrial zoned land that operate in a similar fashion, including Achatz Homemade Pie Co., Chesterfield Township Lions Club, a dance studio/gymnastics facility, pool supplies store, law office, medical supplier, management office, ...more »

New Map Shows Location of Nation's Most Toxic Industrial Boilers
Inside Climate NewsFebruary 29, 2012

That's what Earthjustice discovered recently by creating a map pinpointing the whereabouts of the 1753 industrial boilers that would be forced to curb pollutants under new regulations crafted by the Environmental Protection Agency.more »

Cameron: Labour should hand back Unite donations over Olympics threat
The GuardianFebruary 29, 2012

McCluskey also urged the public to engage in "all forms of civil disobedience within the law" in the campaign against cuts. The union leader's comments prompted a cross-party backlash. The TUC also appeared to distance itself from the call.more »

Rochester Planning Board sends three articles to spring Town Meeting
Sippican WeekFebruary 29, 2012

Rochester — Changes to the Home Occupation by-laws, a sunset provision for site plan approvals and revised industrial district regulations will be put before voters at spring Town Meeting with a recommendation for approval from the Rochester Planning ...more »

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