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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to President Barack Obama’s health-care law, ruling that closely held companies can claim a religious exemption from the requirement that they offer birth-control coverage in their worker health plans. more
(Updated, Aug. 4, 3:45 p.m.) GateHouse Media will not honor the collective bargaining agreements negotiated between the Providence Journal and A.H. Belo Corp. and may lay off as many as 40 Journal employees upon its purchase of the paper who will be covered by Belo’s severance policy, according to an asset purchase agreement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. more
The union representing Providence Journal newsroom employees says it will fight plans by new owners Gatehouse Media to outsource editing jobs. more
Five local service installers filed a federal lawsuit last week alleging that Cox Communications and one of its subcontractors failed to pay wages and overtime wages in violation of state and federal wage and hour laws. more
In a surprise announcement, the National Labor Relations Board walked away from its high-profile effort to mandate that private employers display a poster summarizing the rights of employees to engage in union activities. more
PROVIDENCE – Members of one of the labor unions that represent state employees voted down a proposed new contract last month, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported on its website. more
Earning a little more than $9 an hour as a front-desk clerk at the Hilton Providence, Evan McLaughlin last year lost an apartment in Providence because he couldn’t afford the rent. more
The phrase “public school teacher” conjures myriad conflicting images and memories, depending on our personal experiences. more
The pending sale of The Providence Journal to a sprawling national newspaper chain whose past acquisition frenzy drove it into bankruptcy caused many local observers to scratch their heads. more
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