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Nine Providence Journal employees, including seven in editorial and two in advertising, have expressed interest in buyouts. more
In a lengthy and detailed letter to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, Massachusetts Division, representing Southcoast Health workers, identified several key concerns about the proposed merger between Care New England and Southcoast Health. While the union hopes that Healey will closely monitor the merger process as it unfolds, it has expressed union concerns to the mayors of New Bedford and Fall River, and has asked them to hold community forums throughout the region, Nikko Mendoza, communications director for 1199SEUI, told Providence Business News. more
Unionized employees of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England facility, picketed on the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 7 outside of CNE’s corporate offices on Willard Avenue, only a few blocks from the hospital. more
For most people, two things are paramount for their economic well-being -- jobs and wages. more
Sometime in 2017, a new U.S. Supreme Court justice will take the bench and fill the vacancy created by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia. Sometime thereafter, the court will almost certainly reverse nearly 40 years of precedent and rule … more
PROVIDENCE – Members of the state builders union made their presence felt May 26 as they disrupted a Statehouse rally organized by opponents of a proposed Burrillville power plant. The clash lasted for about five minutes as both groups … more
Competing views of what the city could save under a tentative agreement with firefighters will be argued at the Finance Committee next week. more
More than 500 Rhode Island Verizon workers on Wednesday went on strike after the telecommunications giant and union leadership failed to reach contract agreements. more
For those thinking that the finalized reforms to the state-worker pension system took care of all its issues, think again. The outstanding problem is the fund's assumed rate of return. At the moment it is 7.5 percent. And with the reforms, … more
What a job looks like has changed for many people since the recession. In general, things are looking up: Both unemployment and jobless claims are falling. But a good chunk of job creation has come at the highest and lowest ends of the spectrum, a trend that has only recently started to change with gains for middle-wage earners. more
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