Lowe’s Plans 1,000-worker Indianapolis Call Center – Yahoo News

Professional Remodeler Magazine Announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 — PLANO, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ —

The North Carolina-based retailer announced Tuesday that it would spend about $20 million to buy and equip an office building in a business park on the city’s northwest side. The company expects to open the center early next year. Lowe’s vice president Don Easterling says the Indianapolis site was picked to add a Midwestern location to its current call centers in North Carolina and New Mexico. The Indianapolis center will occupy a building that housed information technology operations for drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. until its lease expired last year. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered Lowe’s up to $5.5 million in tax credits. Business

CRTC takes action against telemarketers selling home improvement services – Yahoo Finance

Brian Jones (using the trade name Pegasus Peaks) for alleged violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The CRTC found that these companies were making, either directly or through a third-party firm, unsolicited telemarketing calls to Canadians who had registered their numbers on the National Do Not Call List. They also failed to register and subscribe with the List operator before making telemarketing calls. In addition to paying administrative monetary penalties, these four companies have committed to ensure future compliance with the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules and to implement comprehensive compliance programs that will include: the development and implementation of a corporate compliance program the appointment of an internal compliance officer to ensure ongoing adherence to the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules an education and training program for employees the registration and tracking of telemarketing complaints and their resolution, and the implementation of effective enforcement measures for adherence to corporate compliance policies. The CRTC has also issued a notice of violation to a fifth company, Action Windows and Doors with a monetary penalty of $24,000. This company was also making unsolicited telemarketing calls to Canadians who had registered their numbers on the National Do Not Call List. In addition, it failed to register and subscribe with the List operator before making telemarketing calls. The CRTC is continuing to enhance its monitoring to ensure telemarketers follow the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules and to reduce the number of unwanted calls to Canadians. The CRTC can discuss corrective actions with individuals, firms or organizations engaged in telemarketing, which may lead to a settlement that includes an administrative monetary penalty and other corrective measures. It can also issue warnings and citations, conduct inspections and issue notices of violation. To date, the CRTC’s enforcement actions have yielded over $4 million in administrative monetary penalties, which are remitted to the Receiver General for Canada, and $741,000 in other payments. About the National Do Not Call List The National Do Not Call List was launched in 2008 to protect Canadians from unsolicited telecommunications.

The 2014 class was chosen from more than 100 applicants and joins the previous 120 recipients of the 40 Under 40 franchise thatProfessional Remodelerlaunched in 2011. This distinguished class is diverse in its professional and personal interests, along with its commitment to service in professional societies and philanthropic organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity. These next-generation remodeling leaders are owners, kitchen and bath designers, directors, presidents and vice presidents in remodeling businesses that range from large, multi-million-dollar firms to smaller operations with annual revenues in the neighborhood of $500,000. “We noted some incredible advances in how the 40 Under 40 professionals manage their business,” saysProfessional RemodelerEditorial Director/Publisher Patrick O’Toole. “Specifically, the role of technology, design software and the ability to manage a job site remotely have resulted in viewing photos, 4D images, and sales presentations with the flick of a finger on a tablet. These 40 professionals not only share the desire to be successful, they also want to build a solid foundation for the future of the remodeling industry.” To learn more aboutProfessional Remodeler’s40 Under 40 Class of 2014, visit http://www.proremodeler.com/40-under-40/2014?page=4 or contact Patrick O’Toole at potoole@sgcmail.com . Professional Remodeleris published by SGC Horizon/Scranton Gillette Communications, based in Arlington Heights, Ill. http://www.ProRemodeler.com Media Contact: Melony Trementozzi, Hatfield Builders & Remodelers, 214.281.8800, info@hbdallas.com News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com SOURCE Hatfield Builders & Remodelers

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