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Workers don’t have a federal right to be paid for time spent in post-shift security searches, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision that will help Amazon.com Inc. fend off lawsuits seeking more than $100 million. more
The state of Rhode Island will receive approximately $48,000 through a settlement with Sirius XM Radio Inc., Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
(Updated, 5:40 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee said he is pleased with Judge Sarah Taft-Carter’s decision to grant the state’s request for a jury trial in the pension cases. more
The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
State Rep. Patricia Morgan has asked Attorney General Peter Kilmartin to investigate a meeting held by the Coventry Fire District board over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. more
Training Thru Placement Inc. has agreed to pay $300,000 to more than 100 employees, including workers with disabilities, as part of a settlement agreement announced by the U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday. more
The Rhode Island U.S. Attorney’s Office collected just over $3 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal 2014, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Feld Entertainment Inc. for one serious safety violation and is proposing a penalty of $7,000 in response to the circus accident that injured nine performers during a “hair hang act” this past May at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. more
A proposed financial settlement has been reached in the federal bankruptcy case involving Curt Schilling’s former 38 Studios video game company. more
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