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Thursday, October 18, 2018


Let’s clarify ambiguities in the family leave law

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 was enacted to allow employees to take unpaid leaves of absence without risking their job...

Cancer Council is too important to lose funding

Included in the many decisions that the R.I. General Assembly will face in the next month or so, as it finalizes the state budget...

Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

Welcome Aboard?By Brad Veley / www.bradveley.com"That? Well, it's a solid Lucite paperweight containing your immediate predecessor, compliments of the executive management team. It's just...

Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

By Brad Veley / www.bradveley.comHawkeye?Two men in suits stand in an upper-floor office, near a window that overlooks the city. The man on...
INCREASING DEVELOPMENT in the Ocean State has added to the summertime strain of water use double what Rhode Islanders use in the winter. /

Healthy water supply promotes economic health

Rhode Islanders have long been blessed with abundant, clean and affordable water, but these water resources are starting to leak away. Our water is...

Shape Up RI and promoting worksite wellness

This year, 7,000 participants across the state exercised for 282,046 hours and walked more than 2 million miles – losing 26,082 pounds in...

Many challenges lie ahead for R.I. economy

Based on key economic indicators, 2007 will not be a good year for Rhode Island. The gross state product will increase 0.9 percent in...

Labor market figures the Fed can’t explain

Some key labor market figures simply aren’t adding up these days, leaving Federal Reserve officials in doubt about what’s happening in critical parts of...

Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

By Brad Veley / www.bradveley.comTwo huge eyes peer out from the windows of a seven-story office building with a sign out front labeled...

Editorial Cartoon: Immigration Reform

By J. Spencer, Philadelphia Business JournalBeneath the headline "Immigration Reform" stands the Statue of Liberty, her right hand raised on high.But this statue...
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