EPA Settlement with Petersburg, Va., Business Helps Protect Soil and … – U.S. EPA.gov (press release)
EPA Settlement with Petersburg, Va., Business Helps Protect Soil and …U.S. EPA.gov (press release)The required monthly and yearly inspections of leak detection equipment on a 6,000-gallon UST that stores kerosene will help prevent soil and groundwater contamination. The inspections will also help reduce the need for costly cleanups from accidental …
Seattle Janitor Prevented From Taking Better Job — Because Of Non-Compete Agreement (crooksandliars)
First of all, I'm still shocked. When I was a recruiter, we knew judges routinely threw out non-competes for anyone who wasn't a strategic employee — because a non-compete for a low-level employee was considered coercive and an improper restraint of employment. So I can't believe that so many judges are now actually holding people to these. Given my druthers, I'd turn down a job from any place that made me sign one. But we don't always have a choice, do we?
So I'll share a little tip with you about what I'd do whenever I was given a non-compete. (Because I'm anti-authoritarian that way!) I'd tell the HR person I misplaced the paperwork, and then I would hand it in a day later — unsigned. No one ever noticed. Via Danny Westneat at the Seattle Times:
> To get the $15-an-hour job last spring, Almeida was required to sign a “restriction on competition” clause that said if he leaves, he can’t work for two years for any firm doing similar work in ServiceMaster’s “geographic area” — which the company’s lawyer told me means King, Snohomish, Island, Yakima and Kittitas counties.
> ServiceMaster of Seattle, a …
Grand opening new Emery County weed and mosquito building
This open house was held in recognition of the 34 years James Nielsen has been directing the county weed and mosquito programs. Cory Worwood the son of County Extension Agent Dennis Worwood is replacing retiring James …