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Day: March 28, 2007

84 Lumber Sued by EEOC

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued building materials distributor 84 Lumber, Eighty Four, PA, for failing to file an Employer Information Report for each year since 2005.
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In the lawsuit, filed in Pennsylvania's Western District, says that 84 Lumber has not filed reports, despite "written notice and a demand for these documents from the EEOC."
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The EEOC is the governing body that makes equal employment opportunity policy and approves most litigation. The General Counsel conducts litigation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Grainger to Expand Presence in Northeast

Grainger, national distributor of facilities maintenance products, plans to expand and enhance its operations in the Northeast, particularly the New York City area, by revamping its distribution network. It will open new facilities, relocate others, and expand some of its existing facilities.

Grainger currently operates out of 23 locations in the area.&nbsp ; The company plans to increase its number of locations by about 25% and up its local workforce by 10-20%. Grainger will increase the size of its distribution network in the Tri-State area by about 40%.
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Grainger's investments are part of the company's market expansion initiative, a multi-year program designed to enhance Grainger's presence in the top metropolitan markets across the U.S.&nbsp ; As part of this ...

AmerisourceBergen to Add $2B Distributor to Portfolio

AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Valley Forge, PA, has agreed to buy Bellco Health, a privately held distributor of branded and generic pharmaceuticals, for $235 million in cash.
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AmerisourceBergen said Bellco will add strength in the New York City area, as well as a sophisticated generic pharmaceuticals sales and marketing business. Bellco also sells dialysis products and services that will complement AmerisourceBergen's specialty distribution business.
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Headquartered in North Amityville, New York, Bellco Health has annualized revenues of $2 billion and is a major pharmaceutical distributor in New York City, where it primarily services independent retail community pharmacies. Nationally, the company markets and sells generic pharmaceuticals to individual retail ...