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RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL has reached a tentative agreement with UNAP Local 5098. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL

UNAP and Rhode Island Hospital reach tentative contract agreement

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island Hospital has reached a tentative agreement with United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098, Lifespan announced Friday evening.The deal, which...

OHIC approves 2019 health insurance rates, including mostly increases but some...

CRANSTON – The Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner published the approved commercial health insurance rates for 2019 on Friday, saying that the rates...
SEN. JACK F. REED announced the U.S. Navy is relocating the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center back to the Naval Station Newport. The school had moved to Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., in 2005. / COURTESY OFFICE OF JACK F. REED

Naval Chaplaincy School and Center returning to Newport

NEWPORT – The U.S. Navy is relocating the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center back to Naval Station Newport, effective March, 1, 2019, Sen. Jack...
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island increased 4.9 percent year over year in July, ranking No. 19 in the nation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. construction employment up 4.9% in July

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island construction employment increased 4.9 percent year over year in July, a 900-worker increase to 19,200, according to the Associated General...
DISTRICT 1199 SEIU NEW ENGLAND union members at the Groden Center schools were on strike Friday as the two parties negotiate a new contract for workers. Union members claim that low wages have caused high turnover at the schools.

SEIU 1199 strikes at Groden Center Friday

PROVIDENCE – Members of the Service Employees International Union District 1199 employed at the Groden Center Inc. went on strike Friday, at the same...

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From ‘Something New,’ the strong survive

“To some people, small sounds like a limitation,” said Travis Webster-Booth, owner of TWB Creative, a copywriting and business-services firm launched in October 2014 in Providence, “but when you’re starting off it can be a blessing.”While he has since moved his business to Los Angeles, Webster-Booth looks back fondly on his Rhode Island roots.Calling Providence “manageable,” he said the...

Branded Content

What Three Questions do Successful Leaders Ask?

A second-generation family business owner recently asked a question that I think is quite common in the middle market. In many respects, it gets...

Enhancing the Connectivity of Healthcare

As populations around the country continue to age, the need for healthcare services that reflect the changing desires of patients to age in place...

Four Ways to Start a Successful ERP Journey

ERP is hard, expensive, and risky. Most companies need it and many companies dread it. Fortunately, the last several years have brought with them a...

People on the Move

Manufacturer of Spill Control Products, Chemtex Inc. Hires Regional Sales Manager

Donna Ouellette, of Cranston, RI has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for Chemtex Inc., at the company’s corporate office in Cumberland, RI. Chemtex is...

Home Loan Investment Bank adds Paul Carter to MA Mortgage Team

Paul Carter has joined Home Loan Investment Bank’s Massachusetts mortgage lending team as Senior Loan Officer, covering the greater Boston area.“I’m delighted to welcome...
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Duffy & Sweeney Adds Matthew Phillips to Business Law Team

Duffy & Sweeney welcomes Matthew Phillips to the Business Law Team. Most recently, Phillips worked as a Senior Privacy and Compliance Auditor for Lifespan,...

Press Releases

RIMA to Hold Free Seminar, “All about Safety in the Workplace”

Rhode Island Manufacturing Association (RIMA) will hold it’s next free seminar on Tuesday, September 11th at the New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) in...

Victoria M. Almeida Appointed as Chair to Board of R.I. Legal Services

Victoria M. Almeida, a shareholder at Alder Pollock& Sheehan, P.C., was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of Rhode Island Legal Services (RILS)....

American Tool Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

In 2018, American Tool Company is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding. Over the last century American Tool Company has evolved and expanded...

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