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A Lewiston roofing company faces nearly a quarter-million dollars in fines for failing to protect its workers from falls and other safety violations.

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Now companies must add another poster, spelling out employee rights to join labor unions and bargain collectively without facing retaliation.

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This article provides a forward-looking perspective on the “Certifiable” nature of the ABC Green Home, defined to be a virtual “Net-Zero energy” model.

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The Federal Way, Wash.-based company said in a news release that it is making the name change "to simplify customer contacts and leverage the widespread recognition of the Weyerhaeuser identity."

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RedBuilt, a US-based supplier of engineered lumber products, has signed an agreement to acquire assets of rival Standard Structures Inc (SSI) that include equipment, raw materials inventory and intellectual property.

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Two more units of Lyman Lumber, the No. 21 company on this year's ProSales 100, are in the process of shutting down as a consequence of Lyman's Chapter 11 bankruptcy, 

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Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke today gave a speech outlining near-term and long-term prospects and policy considerations concerning the nation’s economy. While Bernanke noted some positive developments have occurred in the two years since NBER’s end-date for the Great Recession, he also detailed economic disappointments that are a source of ongoing concern for any small business owner or stakeholder in the housing market.

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Today the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the “second” estimate of real GDP growth for the second quarter of 2011.

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Today, markets received a gut-wrenching August payroll report, ratcheting up recession fears again.