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WASHINGTON: Nursing Home Abuse Claims Lead to $38 Million Settlement With Feds
Business  (tags: nursing homes, Extendicare Health Services, Progressive Step Corp, Pro Step, improper health billing, nursing home abuse, negligent care, federal settlement, DOJ, false Medicare claims, Medicaid )

Judy
- 11 days ago - mcclatchydc.com
One of the nation's largest nursing home chains has agreed to pay $38 million to settle allegations that it improperly billed federal health programs for the poor and aging and provided unnecessary care, as well as "disturbing" substandard care.
Dam Breaks in Europe as Deflation Fears Wash Over ECB Rhetoric
Business  (tags: Eurozone )

Michael
- 11 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
'We are reaching the end game in Europe. If they don't launch real QE soon, the consequences are too awful to contemplate,' warns RBS
A Wells Fargo Employee Asked the CEO for a Raise and Cc'Ed 200,000 Coworkers
Business  (tags: Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo employee, pay raise request, CEO John Stumpf )

Judy
- 13 days ago - washingtonpost.com
His plea was not just to get a raise for himself. His proposal to Stumpf? Use the company's profits to give every employee a raise of $10,000.
Revoke Wall Street's License to Steal ~ PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: government, finance, ethics, dishonesty, economy, corruption, abuse, cover-up, lies, investors, politics )

Beverly
- 14 days ago - other98.com
Forced arbitration gives big banks a license to steal, and it must be revoked!
U.S. Farmers Latest to Sue Syngenta Over GMO Corn Rejected By China
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, lies, money, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - reuters.com
Farmers from the biggest U.S. corn-growing states have sued Syngenta AG over sales of genetically modified corn seed not approved by China, joining global exporters in pursuing damages from the Swiss-based company.
Why Organic Farmers Should Worry - a Lot - About Fraud
Business  (tags: Organic Foods, Marketing, Negative Study, Canadian Food, Inspection Agency, CFIA, Organic Fraud, 50% Pesticides, Purity Questioned, Sales Down, Lack of Confidence, Worried Public, Higher Prices, No Benefits, Organic Farmers, Worried )

Brian
- 16 days ago - producer.com
"How is anyone going to convince a middle-class mom to pay 25 percent extra for organic veggies if there's an almost 50 percent chance that they'll have pesticide residues anyway? That's a tough question to answer."
Think Tank Proposes New Laws Requiring Transparency in Health Care Costs
Business  (tags: healthcare, government, medicine, New Mexico, health care costs, ethics, consumers, money, news )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
In New Mexico, consumers often are left to guess what they'll pay for medical services, and people who are uninsured can find themselves facing much larger bills than those who have coverage.
3 Ways Small Business Plays Huge Role in Fighting Climate Change
Business  (tags: business, economy, environment, climate change, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 18 days ago - ecowatch.com
One of the biggest outcomes of the recent UN Climate Summit came from the private sector, where, side by side with world leaders, 1,042 multinational corporations (MNCs) pledged their support for carbon pricing.
Yo Walmart, Go Subsidize Yourself ~ PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: taxes, wal-mart, politics, labor, abuse, corruption, economy, consumers, ethics, crime )

Beverly
- 18 days ago - other98.com
Every year taxpayers subsidize Walmart - the world's wealthiest corporation - to the tune of $7.8 BILLION!
We're (Almost) #1! Liquid Petroleum Production in the U.S.
Business  (tags: world, technology, society, science, performance, news, humans, environment, technology, government, economy, corporate, business, consumers, labor, marketing, oil, Liquid, petroleum, producer )

Darren
- 18 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The U.S. is on track to become the world's leading liquid petroleum producer.
 
 
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