Business & Industry
Court case could drastically change the way growers pay piece-rate workers during rest breaks   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- Yakima Herald - âItâs gotten a lot of traction, and itâs a very important case,â said Jason Resnick, vice president and general counsel of the îWestern Growersî Association, an Irvine,...
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Indian cement companies emit less CO2 than US and EU producers   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
- Global Cement - An initiative of the îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî (WBCSD), CSI is a 23-member organisation including nine Indian cement companies. CSI members produce 66% of the world's cement...
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Farmers Hit by Strife at West Coast Ports   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- Marine Link - Many frustrated U.S. suppliers are deciding to forgo exports and scrambling instead to find domestic buyers for their produce, driving down prices, said Wendy Fink-Weber, a spokeswoman for the îWestern...
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Case could drastically change the way growers pay for rest breaks   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- Union-Bulletin - âItâs gotten a lot of traction, and itâs a very important case,â said Jason Resnick, vice president and general counsel of the îWestern Growersî Association, an Irvine,...
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Lawmakers step up pressure to end port slowdown   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- Agri Pulse - The slowdown has been especially hard on produce growers, and some have stopped exporting their commodities, according to the îWestern Growersî Association. âNon-perishable exports, although...
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Plot thickens in West Coast ports dispute   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- The Produce News - Tom Nassif, president and chief executive officer of îWestern Growersî Association, is on that list and issued a statement Feb. 12 calling for intervention. He said the conflict âis harming...
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U.S.: Obama steps in to resolve West Coast port dispute   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- Fresh Fruit Portal - The move follows calls for intervention from groups like îWestern Growersî, as well as the National Retail Federation (NRF) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In a statement provided by White House...
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Carol Chandler   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Western Growers Association
- Bloomberg - Ms. Carol Chandler serves as a Director of îWestern Growersî Association since November 2006. She is currently employed with Chandler Farms LP in Selma. She is a Trustee at University of California, Merced...
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IEA Advocates Speedy Passage Of Bills   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
- Modern Ghana - The IEA recommended that Parliament should give serious consideration to the Ghana îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî Bill, the Local Content and Local Participation Bill and the Marine...
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Smart city, smart parking: Mobility plan for Indore   
(Thursday - February 19, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
- Times of India - In a meeting between officials of Atal Indore City Transport Service Ltd (AICTSL), IMC, IDA, district administration and îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî (WBCSD), a plan catering...
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