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Sheri L. Pizzi become president of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island in September 2015 for a two-year term. She has been a member of the society for 18 years and has served on its board of directors for more than a decade. Here, she describes the value of and challenges to the nonprofit. more
Linn Foster Freedman, chair of Robinson+Cole’s Data Privacy + Security Team, has been recognized by Health Data Management as one of 50 Top Healthcare IT professionals. more
Stephen Zubiago is a partner with Nixon Peabody LLP. A health care attorney, Zubiago chairs the firm’s business and finance department. He talks with Providence Business News about staying ahead of the curve in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. more
The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and youth-employment standards – although states and municipalities may have laws that impose higher standards. It was enacted to protect private-sector workers as … more
Would people smoke less if cigarettes were sold in plain packages? Early evidence from Australia, which has required them for three years, suggests they might. The plain packs – which prohibit design features and logos such as Marlboro's red and … more
Laura Freedman Pedrick joined Aquidneck Land Trust as its new development director. She was formerly the marketing director at law firm Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, where she had worked since 2006. She has a B.A. in French from the University of … more
NEWPORT – The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge last week dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. Judge Walter Stone decided that none of the … more
Employees who snipe at the boss, bicker with co-workers or consistently complain are becoming common at workplaces of all sizes. And in some cases, companies would do best to reassign or get rid of them, say human resources specialists. … more
A revision to the U.S. Department of Labor regulations is expected to result in over 5 million more employees soon being entitled to overtime pay. More specifically, the DOL's proposed rule change will revise current law by requiring that an … more
David Barry was named managing partner at Pierce Atwood in Providence. He was formerly chairman of the law firm's litigation practice group. He succeeds Gloria Pinza, who launched the Providence office and will continue as a partner in the firm. … more
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