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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
The union representing Providence Journal newsroom employees says it will fight plans by new owners Gatehouse Media to outsource editing jobs. more
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
Providence Newspaper Guild members and supporters took their concerns about impending layoffs at the Providence Journal to the streets Thursday. more
Rhode Island officials have reached an agreement with most of the state’s public employee unions on a new four-year contract, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Thursday. more
With the possible exceptions of Roger Williams and coffee milk, the contributions of the smallest state to the rest of the United States often go unheralded. Maybe Gina M. Raimondo, who won Rhode Island’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday, can change that. more
Rhode Island ranks second in the country for workplace safety, according to a report released Thursday by labor-union federation AFL-CIO that placed the Ocean State’s work-related fatality rate for 2012 at 1.7 per 100,000 workers. more
The percentage of Rhode Islanders represented by unions declined in 2014 compared with the year prior, according to union membership data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Layoffs announced last year at the Providence Journal were completed Wednesday with the departure of 12 copy desk employees. 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
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