Industrial Development Issues. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 25, 2017

Lubars give $5.5 million to Marquette Law School for public policy center25.04.2017. in Latest // Presentation of the Negotiation Chapter 6 – Company Law in BelgradeRoughly Speaking podcast: How Coke became kosher (episode 239)Trouble Ahead? Lobbying Underway to Prevent the Extension to the Industrial Emissions DirectivePregnant Workers Fairness Act Fills Loopholes in State and Federal LawCounty law enforcement investigates three separate accidents, two fatalitiesMissouri Senate Ag Committee approves Curtman industrial hemp bill; Missouri Farm Bureau testifies against itOakland law firm demands Windsor review garbage contract proposalsNew San Diego border wall a priority for Trump administration, documents sayBackers rally for bill promoting industrial hemp in stateDEF obtains OK to build frozen food plant in JoplinTrump son-in-law, family tied to swathes of land in Central JerseyAnalysts Offer Predictions for Lawson Products, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (LAWS)The Price For Killing Workers Must Be PrisonSafety firm 'not responsible for ride death'

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Dozens of industries could see a boost from legalized marijuana
The Boston GlobeMarch 27, 2017

“Cannabis obviously fits and aligns with the programs we already provide the Commonwealth to prevent criminal activity and protect the public,” said Alex Spelman, a vice president of business development at SICPA Holding SA, which already does a ...more »

MUA lashed by Fair Work over ship row - The Australian
The AustralianApril 6, 2017

The national workplace regulator is seeking to force the Maritime Union of Australia to pay 500000 in compensation to Alcoa and incur heavy financial penalties ...more »

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Lubars give $5.5 million to Marquette Law School for public policy center
Milwaukee Journal SentinelApril 25, 2017

The Marquette University Law School announced the creation Tuesday of a new public policy research institution funded by a $5.5 million contribution from Milwaukee philanthropist and investor Sheldon Lubar and his wife Marianne. ... extreme political ...more »

25.04.2017. in Latest // Presentation of the Negotiation Chapter 6 – Company Law in Belgrade
European Western Balkans (press release)April 25, 2017

Chief Negotiator for Serbia's Accession to EU Tanja Miščević said that in the context of negotiations on Serbia's membership in the EU, Chapter Company Law is one of the topics that we put in the industrial / economic / development areas, for which we ...more »

Roughly Speaking podcast: How Coke became kosher (episode 239)
Baltimore Sun (blog)April 25, 2017

On today's show, Roger Horowitz, a food historian, tells the tale of Rabbi Tobias Geffen in a new book, "Kosher USA," about the keeping of the Jewish dietary law in the modern industrial food system. Among his stories: How Oroes became kosher, and how ...more »

Trouble Ahead? Lobbying Underway to Prevent the Extension to the Industrial Emissions Directive
Lexology (registration)April 25, 2017

The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) is the main EU instrument that regulates emissions from industrial installations (including power stations) and came into force on 6 January 2011. Its objective is to achieve a high level of protection for the ...more »

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Fills Loopholes in State and Federal Law
BU News ServiceApril 25, 2017

BOSTON — Alejandra Duarte's former job at a Worcester industrial laundry facility wasn't easy. It involved a lot of heavy work — packing and transporting up to 600 pounds on a routine basis. When she became pregnant, she told her supervisor and asked ...more »

County law enforcement investigates three separate accidents, two fatalities
Picayune ItemApril 25, 2017

The Pearl River County Sheriff's Department is investigating two fatal accidents that occurred over the weekend while the Picayune Police Department is investigating a third non-fatal accident that occurred Monday. Saturday at 3:30 p.m., deputies ...more »

Missouri Senate Ag Committee approves Curtman industrial hemp bill; Missouri Farm Bureau testifies against it
Missourinet.comApril 25, 2017

“Under the federal Farm Act of 2014, the federal government has authorized the department, the states to authorize their departments of agriculture or their departments of education to allow the growth and cultivation of industrial hemp under pilot ...more »

Oakland law firm demands Windsor review garbage contract proposals
Santa Rosa Press DemocratApril 25, 2017

An environmental law firm that helped shut down Sonoma County's composting operation is now taking aim at efforts by Windsor and Santa Rosa to pick a new garbage company to serve their residents. The Oakland-based firm Lozeau Drury last week sent ...more »

New San Diego border wall a priority for Trump administration, documents say
The San Diego Union-TribuneApril 25, 2017

Some legal experts have said Lara's proposed law could violate the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause, which prevents states from depriving citizens of equal protection under the law. Others have said it would violate the supremacy clause ...more »

Backers rally for bill promoting industrial hemp in state
Hutchinson NewsApril 25, 2017

Kansas' bill would also authorize and encourage the growth of the industrial hemp industry. Passage would help begin a value-added industry through research activities, business development and the support of public and private cooperation, along with ...more »

DEF obtains OK to build frozen food plant in Joplin
Joplin GlobeApril 25, 2017

The Joplin City Council last year provided tax breaks for DEF in the form of Chapter 100 industrial revenue bonds. Under state law, the bonds allow a company's property to be held under the technical ownership of the city and leased to the company.more »

Trump son-in-law, family tied to swathes of land in Central Jersey
Daily RecordApril 24, 2017

BEDMINSTER - If President Donald Trump decides to start spending more time at Trump National Golf Club here, he will be visiting a region where his son-in-law's family holds vast amounts of real estate. ... According to the company's website, it owns ...more »

Analysts Offer Predictions for Lawson Products, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (LAWS)
The Cerbat GemApril 24, 2017

Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 20th. The industrial products company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. Lawson ...more »

The Price For Killing Workers Must Be Prison
Huffington PostApril 24, 2017

The first supervisor charged under the Westray Act escaped a prison sentence when he agreed to plead guilty under a provincial law and pay a $50,000 fine. This was the penalty for a trench collapse in 2005 that killed a worker. There are many methods ...more »

Safety firm 'not responsible for ride death'
The AdvertiserApril 24, 2017

Safety Inspection company Safe is Safe Ltd and its Queensland director Hamish Monro have been charged with breaches of safety laws in relation to the death of Adelene Leong, who was thrown 10 metres from the Airmaxx 360 ride in 2014. Adelene Leong ...more »

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