NCCMP Releases Recommendations for Comprehensive Pension Reform

The NCCMP Retirement Security Review Commission recently released its proposal to safeguard retirement security for multiemployer plan participants through its report titled Solutions not Bailouts: A Comprehensive Plan from Business and Labor to Safeguard Multiemployer Retirement Secu
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Krauthammer 2013 American Bakers PAC Dinner Keynote Speaker

“American Bakers PAC is privileged to announce that Dr. Charles Krauthammer will keynote the American Bakers PAC Dinner during the 2013 ABA Convention," said American Bakers PAC Chairman Steve Avera, Flowers Foods.  “Dr. Krauthammer is a thoughtful, dynamic speak
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Former Campbell Soup CEO to Discuss Change Management, Quality Leadership at ABA Convention

The American Bakers Association is pleased to announce that Doug Conant, former President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company, will close out the Monday Afternoon Business Session on April 22 at the annual ABA Convention in Aventura, Florida. Mr. Conant will discuss his renowned model
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Momentum Building to Modernize the Sugar Program

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2013                                                                    &
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ABA ENERGY STAR® Guide for Plant and Energy Managers Now Available!

The first ENERGY STAR® tool for commercial bakeries, the “Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Savings Opportunities for the Baking Industry – An ENERGY STAR® Guide for Plant and Energy Managers,” is available.  This “cookbook” of ideas it
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USDA Issues “Smart Snacks in School” Proposal

USDA Issues "Smart Snacks in School" Proposal On February 1, USDA unveiled its “Smart Snacks in School” proposed rule that includes provisions such as promoting availability of healthy snack foods with whole grains, low fat dairy, fruits, vegetables or protein fo
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Court Rules NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

The Washington DC Court of Appeals recently ruled that President Obama’s three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were unconstitutional. In its ruling, the court agreed with a Washington state family owned business seeking to invalidate the NLRB rul
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FDA Announces Final Rule on Administrative Detention of Food

On February 4, FDA announced a final rule amending the criteria for administrative detention to prevent potentially unsafe food from reaching the marketplace. This action makes the criteria consistent with changes to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act under the Food Safety Moder
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D.C. Circuit Court Invalidates NLRB Appointments

Littler ASAP, by Alan Model –  For the past year, unionized and nonunionized employers across the United States have been alarmed by the National Labor Relations Board's expansive interpretation of the National Labor Relations Act and the resulting potential impact
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