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to institute a suit or action at law or to draw up a summons or other initiating writ.
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The Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker is an information service that monitors capital raise and M&A activity in the legal cannabis industry.
The premier made the comment when asked by reporters about his take on the pay raises for state-owned enterprise employees recently approved by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, which oversees the SOEs.
Two headlines were incorrect in a chart on Page A5 Wednesday that accompanied an article on special raises at the University of Oregon.
WORCESTER - The City Council wants to know why the School Committee recently approved a significant pay raise for one of its top administrators at a time when the public schools are facing potential budget cutbacks and all other municipal employees are getting no pay raises at all.
In November, voters in six states approved raises in their states' minimum wage.
Bicycle kicks/leg raises. While athlete lies on back, raise legs to chest level and pretend pedaling a bicycle for 30 seconds.
They raise the minimum wage, which may help some of those who get raises, but at the same time, they reduce the overall rate of employment, especially among less skilled and minority workers: this is what does happen when the mandatory minimum wage is increased.
Thus, adding capital raises the marginal product of labor and hence the return on labor, which is wage.
Since then, efforts to increase it have been opposed by lawmakers and business groups who argue that a higher rate raises costs and, as a result, slows the creation of entry-level jobs and particularly hurts young and unskilled workers.
That relationship raises community awareness of the public schools and provides an excellent opportunity for good public relations, adds Linda Lecht, president of the Miami-based Education Fund.
What are some of the unusual ways Berea raises money?