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Getnick & Getnick Whistleblower Case Against National Grid Electric Services Leads to $6M Recovery for New York State

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:44pm

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the $6 million recovery from National Grid Electric Services LLC.

Key Points: 
  • New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the $6 million recovery from National Grid Electric Services LLC.
  • The whistleblower, whose identity remains protected, will receive 23.5 percent of the governments recovery in todays settlement.
  • This is the largest percentage that has been paid in any non-Medicaid New York False Claims Act case in which the State has elected to supersede.
  • Getnick & Getnick achieved the same percentage award for another whistleblower client in a prior case.

Rexall follows disturbing trend; refuses to honour union contract language and recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday for its unionized employees

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:11pm

Rexall announced to the Union that it would follow the decision of the Doug Ford government in failing to recognize this significant day.

Key Points: 
  • Rexall announced to the Union that it would follow the decision of the Doug Ford government in failing to recognize this significant day.
  • UFCW Locals 175 & 633 called out Loblaw Companies for a similar decision earlier this month as well ( Loblaw Refuses Day For Truth and Reconciliation ).
  • The language of the collective agreement is clear and the importance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is crystal clear, too.
  • UFCW Locals 175 & 633 will pursue this violation of its members rights under the collective agreement through the grievance and arbitration process.

Life Science Industry in California Generates $131 Billion Annually, Providing 1.38M Jobs

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:30pm

Biocom California, the association representing the California life science industry, today released a new report showing Californias life science industry provides over 1.38 million jobs in the region, with economic activity generating a total of $131 billion in 2020 alone.

Key Points: 
  • Biocom California, the association representing the California life science industry, today released a new report showing Californias life science industry provides over 1.38 million jobs in the region, with economic activity generating a total of $131 billion in 2020 alone.
  • Biocom Californias 2021 Economic Impact Report highlights these key findings of the states life science industry, including information on economic, demographic, investment and industry performance.
  • San Diego Countys life science industry directly employed more than 72,000 people in 2020, generating $27.7 billion in GRP.
  • Los Angeles County represents nearly 20% of all life science direct employment in California 96,844 direct jobs the largest share of life sciences employment in the state.

Tero: Canada’s award-winning countertop food recycler, set to ship across country

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

QUBEC CITY, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A revolution in food waste management is set to transform Canadian kitchens.

Key Points: 
  • QUBEC CITY, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A revolution in food waste management is set to transform Canadian kitchens.
  • Tero, the multi award winning countertop food recycler, is now available and ready to launch across the country this month, meeting pent up demand for the chic product.
  • Tero solves the problem of household food recycling for all consumers there is no need to be an expert or spend valuable time.
  • Biggest deterrence to composting revealed
    People were also asked what they feel are the biggest challenges to recycling their food waste?

First Official Trailer for the Disney+ Original Series, From National Geographic, ‘Welcome to Earth,’ Hosted by Two-Time Academy Award® Nominee Will Smith, Now Available

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:29pm

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more.

Key Points: 
  • Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more.
  • Disney+ is available as part of a bundle offer that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu (ad-supported), and ESPN+.
  • NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.
  • For more information visit natgeotv.com or nationalgeographic.com , or find us on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , YouTube , LinkedIn and Pinterest .

PDS Biotechnology to Present at the Benzinga Healthcare Conference

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PDS Biotechnology Corporation (PDS Biotech or the Company, Nasdaq: PDSB), a clinical-stage immunotherapy company developing novel cancer therapies based on the Companys proprietary Versamune T-cell activating technology, today announced that its management will participate in the Benzinga Healthcare Small Cap Conference.

Key Points: 
  • FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PDS Biotechnology Corporation (PDS Biotech or the Company, Nasdaq: PDSB), a clinical-stage immunotherapy company developing novel cancer therapies based on the Companys proprietary Versamune T-cell activating technology, today announced that its management will participate in the Benzinga Healthcare Small Cap Conference.
  • PDS Biotech management will deliver a presentation providing an update on the three ongoing PDS0101 Phase 2 clinical trials.
  • Following the presentation, President and Chief Executive Officer of PDS Biotech, Dr. Frank Bedu-Addo, will join a panel of leading oncology experts discussing the future of oncology.
  • Details for the presentation and panel are as follows:
    Benzinga Healthcare Small Cap Conference:
    Following the conference a webcast replay of the presentation will be available on the Investor section of the companys website, PDS Biotechnology .

National Carwash Solutions to Acquire Zep Vehicle Care

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:05pm

National Carwash Solutions (NCS), the worlds premier provider of end-to-end car wash systems, services, and solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Zep Vehicle Care (ZVC) from Zep, Inc. ZVCs offerings will enhance NCS chemicals brands, helping advance its mission to provide customers industry-leading complete car wash solutions and services.

Key Points: 
  • National Carwash Solutions (NCS), the worlds premier provider of end-to-end car wash systems, services, and solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Zep Vehicle Care (ZVC) from Zep, Inc. ZVCs offerings will enhance NCS chemicals brands, helping advance its mission to provide customers industry-leading complete car wash solutions and services.
  • We are thrilled to welcome the Zep Vehicle Care team to NCS, said Mike Gillen, CEO of NCS.
  • National Carwash Solutions is a leading full-service fluids and systems provider to the vehicle care industry, serving car wash operators for more than 45 years, and washing millions of vehicles every year.
  • Zep Vehicle Care, headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, is a leading provider of commercial car wash chemical and water reclamation solutions.

National CineMedia Names Ronnie Y. Ng as Chief Financial Officer

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:39pm

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) (the Company or NCM), the managing member and owner of 48.2% of National CineMedia, LLC (NCM LLC), the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., has appointed Ronnie Y. Ng as chief financial officer (CFO), effective September 27, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) (the Company or NCM), the managing member and owner of 48.2% of National CineMedia, LLC (NCM LLC), the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., has appointed Ronnie Y. Ng as chief financial officer (CFO), effective September 27, 2021.
  • NCM CEO Tom Lesinski said, Ronnie is an accomplished financial executive with nearly 20 years of experience around complex financial situations.
  • His deep financial expertise and experience in media and entertainment will be a critical asset for NCM.
  • National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 48.2% interest in, and is the managing member of, National CineMedia, LLC.

Miach Orthopaedics Names New CFO, Company Director

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Both Chris and Kevin bring expertise that will benefit Miach during this pivotal period of company growth.

Key Points: 
  • Both Chris and Kevin bring expertise that will benefit Miach during this pivotal period of company growth.
  • Miach is launching the Bridge-Enhanced ACL Restoration (BEAR) Implant commercially in the U.S. this fall.
  • Miach Orthopaedics , Inc. is a privately held company located in Westborough, Massachusetts, dedicated to developing bio-engineered surgical implants for connective tissue restoration.
  • For more information on Miach Orthopaedics and its products, visit www.miachortho.com and follow the company on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn .

Education, Employment and Economic Empowerment: BMO Releases Wîcihitowin ᐑᒋᐦᐃᑐᐏᐣ- First Annual Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

"Today, we are honoured to share Wcihitowin,BMO's first annual Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report.

Key Points: 
  • "Today, we are honoured to share Wcihitowin,BMO's first annual Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report.
  • Throughout its pages we recognize and celebrate the resilience, innovation and achievements of Indigenous peoples, including many of our customers and employees.
  • In 2021, BMO doubled its hiring of Indigenous peoples, increasing Indigenous representation from 1.1 per cent to 1.35 per cent towards its 1.6 percent representation goal.
  • "Wcihitowin highlights the work we are doing in partnership with Indigenous communities and BMO's Indigenous Advisory Council in a number of key areas.