Employee Benefits Security Administration publishes plan audit quality report

The U.S. Labor Department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration has published its study on the quality of benefit plan audits performed by certified public accountants. The report, “Assessing the Quality of Employee Benefit Plan Audits,” reveals serious issues with the current system.|||||||http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ebsa/EBSA20151000.htm

Greece open to compromise to seal deal this week: interior minister – Reuters


Reuters
Greece open to compromise to seal deal this week: interior minister
Reuters
Greece and its EU/IMF creditors have been locked in talks for months on a cash-for-reforms deal and pressure is growing for a deal, since Athens risks default without aid from a bailout program that expires on June 30. "We believe that we can and we
Greece Vows to Hold Out Another Week as EU Aims to Seal DealBloomberg
Greece suffering as insecurity surrounding debt crisis kills businesses across The Independent
Greece locked in talks with creditors as payment clock ticksSydney Morning Herald
The Star Online
all 63 news articles »

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHiSnKBejdsIp8SOVmMPBjIxXpzlw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778860231474&ei=roFqVbDONKftwAG32IDQDQ&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/30/us-eurozone-greece-voutsis-idUSKBN0OF0AP20150530

Administration proposes 20 job cuts in line with DTZ recommendations … – Tufts Daily


Tufts Daily
Administration proposes 20 job cuts in line with DTZ recommendations
Tufts Daily
Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC) met with members of the Tufts administration at 12:00 p.m. today — the fourth day of a five-student hunger strike — to further discuss the proposed restructuring of Tufts' custodial staff. The meeting was the second in as

and more »

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=ca&usg=AFQjCNHdxHPnwKcOsMrAdRvLr4LUZ389vg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778831419824&ei=eXlqVbDONMKIwgG0jIDgCg&url=http://tuftsdaily.com/news/2015/05/06/administration-proposes-20-job-cuts-line-dtz-recommendations-negotiations-continue/

Why the Road to Character Matters for Middle America – Family Studies

Why the Road to Character Matters for Middle America
Family Studies
This tradition, he says, emphasizes that we are sinners made of “crooked timber,” capable of great good, but deeply flawed. What unites his “exemplars” is the idea that “the inner struggle against one's own weaknesses is the central drama … To take

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=ca&usg=AFQjCNFbBikYpszPzHIxKnhVoe9pQIYfwA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=M3hqVZD6G4HtwAGO24DoAw&url=http://family-studies.org/why-the-road-to-character-matters-for-middle-america/

Ghosts of problems past and present loom over Nigerian palm oil plans – Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
Ghosts of problems past and present loom over Nigerian palm oil plans
Mongabay.com
A youth leader who lives near one of Wilmar's Nigerian oil palm projects shows an alternative water hole the community has dug as a result of the plantation polluting its main water source. Photo courtesy of Environmental Rights Action-FoE Nigeria.

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=ca&usg=AFQjCNHh1Z5rOTgM15UYJ-4zt6SPFh3PzQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=dXdqVZj3KeTwwQGv04GQDQ&url=http://news.mongabay.com/2015/0528-norman-nigeria-palm-oil.html

6 trends driving businesses to double down on sustainability – GreenBiz


GreenBiz
6 trends driving businesses to double down on sustainability
GreenBiz
More broadly, signatories to the New York Declaration on Forests and the Consumer Goods Forum are pledging to cut deforestation out of their supply chains by 2020, with many other companies making similar “deforestation-free” declarations. The spike in

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=ca&usg=AFQjCNHOVVIxkht4gR7JD6H9v4e8ggmoeg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=dXdqVdinBYWqwQHr1oGICg&url=https://www.greenbiz.com/article/6-trends-driving-businesses-double-down-sustainability

Made in the U.S.A: Is Outsourcing Dead? – Business.com


Business.com
Made in the U.S.A: Is Outsourcing Dead?
Business.com
We've all heard the horror stories of offshoring as well—Nike's sweatshop allegations, Mattel's many toy recalls, and the Foxconn suicides in Apple's contracted manufacturing facilities. These stories are enough to scare the small business owner away

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFqmqT6OjqhvWk3v5os0xaBhV9bWA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=qWxqVYjTG6O4wAGOp4GACw&url=http://www.business.com/manufacturing/made-in-the-usa-is-outsourcing-dead/

Kate Brown signs e-cigarette crackdown: This week in new Oregon laws – OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com
Kate Brown signs e-cigarette crackdown: This week in new Oregon laws
OregonLive.com
Crackdown on "vaping": House Bill 2546, signed May 26, makes the act of puffing on electronic cigarettes or related devices while indoors — whether on the job, or at a bar or restaurant — an official crime starting Jan. 1, 2016. The bill also

and more »

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEbRoG8ios_aWbmsCQ1o2noRReOPg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778859812084&ei=qGxqVaCMMIHtwAGO24DoAw&url=http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2015/05/kate_brown_signs_e-cigarette_b.html

Dear Family Whisperer: Motherhood Stinks! – Huffington Post

Dear Family Whisperer: Motherhood Stinks!
Huffington Post
The pitch is more effective among the affluent, but mothers on tight budgets also buy in: the gadgets, toys, lessons, elite teams, and enriching travel experiences. And in case your child can't keep up, legions of tutors, coaches, therapists are … I

and more »

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGYd2E8IJyh04yiC2Zqpx943Kwtvw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778834338281&ei=qGxqVejaDoHtwAGO24DoAw&url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/melinda-blau/dear-family-whisperer-mot_b_7249880.html

Borer-resistant Ash trees sought – Sandusky Register


Sandusky Register
Borer-resistant Ash trees sought
Sandusky Register
Poor business, environmental and inspection protocols of the Communist Chinese government allows their manufacturers to cheat the rules and send counterfeit and contaminated goods and cargo containers to North American. — Recent examples include moldy

and more »

|||||||http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHQH76-1_n5k6BaoRiAt4JOjVCBZw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778860512539&ei=pmxqVfCJNsKIwgG0jIDgCg&url=http://www.sanduskyregister.com/opinion/great-outdoors/8344496