Ken Miller will hold a Labor Law Forum on Friday
Ken Miller will host the annual Labor Law Forum Friday in the Luton Room at Tiger Stadium.
Registration for the free half-day event opens at 8 a.m., followed by the program at 8:30 a.m. The briefing will cover issues such as changes in state laws regarding marijuana use for employees, the response to “whistleblowers” and compliance with new developments under federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
For more information, go to keanmiller.com/kean-miller-annual-employment-law-forum.html
Hilton New Orleans Airport under new management
USLI Hospitality Management has added the 319-room Hilton New Orleans Airport to its portfolio.
Mark J. said: Rosinsky, CEO of USLI, The location of the hotel is perfect. The company plans to increase the business of groups and events in order to create additional revenue opportunities.
Green Heart Meals rebrands to Fresher, plans to expand
Green Heart Meals, a Baton Rouge-based healthy, prepared meal maker, is rebranding to Freshter.
Founders Tan Nguyen, John Pham and Vinh Tran will remain the owners, and the group has no plans to change the meals served at its Baton Rouge and Denham Springs locations. The goal of the rebranding is to give the concept a newer name and look and feel.
The company wants to add more locations, and Nguyen said the changes represent a new beginning for growth.
Fresher offers a range of ready-made meal types to suit dietary needs and restrictions, including low-carb, gluten-free, active lifestyle and low-calorie dishes.
LSU Construction Management studies bendable concrete
A research team from the Bert S.
The team consists of Hasan Norvand, research associate in LSU Construction Management, Marwa Hassan, professor in the department, and Tyson Robinau, associate director of the Louisiana Transportation Research Center. They hold a patent for creating bendable concrete.
The goal is to make bendable concrete more cost-effective and practical. The product is a promising alternative to extend the service life and durability of infrastructure.
Flexible concrete uses more cement, which has a higher cost and a greater negative impact on the environment. Researchers are looking for alternatives to cement.