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OSHA Issues Memorandum Outlining Acceptable Standards For Silicia In Maritime Industry

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a memorandum outlining new standards for general industry and maritime requiring employers to limit work exposures to respirable crystalline silica and to take other steps to protect workers. Starting June 23, … Continue reading

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Site Blocking, The Sequel: After Telling Courts They Can Issue De-Indexing or Blocking Orders, Movie Industry Calls for More in Copyright Act

Representatives of the motion picture association appeared before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology this week as part of the copyright review and called on the government to ensure the law permits site blocking and search result de-indexing … Continue reading

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Missouri Preneed Exam Procedures: Industry Expertise

Our first recommendation to the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors is that they assume, and maintain, control over the preneed examination procedures.    The exam procedures implemented two years ago were never submitted to the Board for review … Continue reading

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Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry

Martin B. Hackmann is Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry. ABSTRACT: This paper develops a model of the nursing home industry to investigate the quality effects of policies that either… … Continue reading

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Shipping Industry Problems

Most maritime shipping companies were operating profitably through the summer of 2008 until the "perfect storm" of the credit crisis and the worldwide recession struck, leading to the collapse of both the commodity and freight markets.  The resulting upheaval has … Continue reading

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