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At 74, the founding director of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership at Bryant University has a full-time schedule, only part of which is actually spent working at the institute. He was also active until recently in former … more
The push is on to make recreational marijuana use legal in Rhode Island. The pro-legalization campaign says it's an economic imperative. The expectation is that a tax-revenue bonanza would help ameliorate the state's persistent budget … more
Usually, when I talk about immigration, it’s the high-skilled variety I’m referring to -- people with college degrees or professional skills. more
A Massachusetts judge has upheld the state's earned sick-time law, which allows workers at all employers to earn up to 40 hours paid or unpaid sick time for every year worked, Boston Business Journal reported last week. Passed by 60 percent … more
President Barack Obama has plans to expand workers’ entitlement to overtime pay. The move may be good politics - putting Republicans in an awkward position and making nice with Democrats opposed to his free-trade agenda. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's ‘clean-energy' economy generated remarkable job growth over the last 12 months, according to the recently released Rhode Island Clean Energy 2016 Industry Report. Employment across the state's clean-energy … more
1 What are your goals as the first person to hold this position? In addition to ensuring the Veterans Cemetery and Veterans Home provide top-notch services to Rhode Islanders, I will work to improve outreach and access to services, benefits … more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
The sharp May hiring slowdown revealed in Friday’s employment report took a lot of people -- including me -- by surprise. It shouldn’t have. more
What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Hmm … I'm tempted to say the coffee and espresso. We offer a variety of traditional benefits, but the most "popular" is probably the extra effort we put into our … more
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