Columbia Grain, Choteau, Montana
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Columbia Grain Inc. in Choteau, MT, with two repeat and six serious violations for hazardous conditions found during a general scheduled inspection of the grain handling facility. OSHA has proposed fines totaling $60,390.
“Columbia Grain failed to provide [...]
Seaspan charters ships to container ship lines including Maersk, China Shippnig, CSAV, Cosco, Hapag-Lloyd, “K” Line, MOL and United Arab Shipping Co.
Container ship owner-charterer Seaspan reported first quarter profit of $50.5 million as its expanded fleet pushed revenue up 50 percent from a year earlier.
In March Seaspan announced the formation with the [...]
Broken down individually, the government has spent $806 billion for Iraq, $444 billion for Afghanistan, $29 billion for enhanced security and $6 billion on “unallocated” items. The vast majority of all the money appropriated has gone to the Department of Defense. … Only $8 billion (or 1 percent) went to veterans’ care, via the [...]
Rite Aid rally
Rite Aid workers at the company’s massive Southwest Distribution Center in Lancaster, Calif., declared victory on May 1 in their five-year effort to form a union and improve working conditions.
Workers signed a three-year tentative contract with management—subject to a May 12 membership ratification vote—that will improve conditions at the million-square-foot [...]