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George Nee has had a long tenure as a labor leader with the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, which represents nearly 80,000 workers across the state in a variety of occupations. Nee was named executive director in 1984, secretary-treasurer in 1991 and … more
Rhode Island was second-to-last in the nation for its nearly 7 percent year-over-year drop in construction jobs in November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
A report released Thursday reveals several ongoing challenges that face racial and ethnic minorities in Rhode Island’s workforce, which persist largely among the Latino, black and Southeast Asian communities. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
January was National Mentoring Month. Mentoring can change your life – and the lives of your mentees. Mentoring means helping less-experienced people observe, experiment with and evaluate different work strategies. And the benefits are not limited … more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar started ShapeUp Rhode Island a decade ago while he was in medical school at Brown University. During that time, its goal – promoting healthier lifestyles – engaged individuals, groups and employers, especially with its online, … more
More than merely a "pain in the neck," back pain, which costs Americans $50 billion annually, will affect 80 percent of us at some time. The second-leading cause of lost work time, low-back pain is also the third-most-common reason for surgery, … more
How confident are you in your company's ability to grow revenue in the coming business year? Very confident – 40% Somewhat confident – 46.7% Not at all confident – 13.3% Do you expect … more
One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. 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
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