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United HealthCare of N.E. seeks to pay<br> extra $36.8M to Minn. parent...

Just five months after paying a $17 million dividend to its parent company, United HealthCare of New England wants to send an...

Child care subsidy limits could hurt single parents

Cynthia Tolentino has two boys, ages 6 and 8, who have attended the YMCA in Cranston for five years. They go there after school...

Survey: Area’s employers see ‘dull’ market ahead

MILWAUKEE – Manpower Inc.’s latest Employment Outlook Survey, released last week, shows U.S. employers plan to “tone down” hiring activity during the second quarter...

Smaller shelters to replace Welcome Arnold

CRANSTON – The state last week shut down the 100-bed Welcome Arnold Shelter to prepare it for demolition so a new R.I. State Police...

Mass. AG issues posters on new wage, hours law

BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office this month released a new poster for employers to alert workers to changes in wage and hour...

California-based owner agrees to sell WLNE-TV

IRVINE, Calif. – Freedom Communications Inc. has agreed to sell WLNE-TV ABC6, the ABC affiliate serving Providence and New Bedford as Channel 6 and...

Kilmartin again tries to ban cell phones in cars

PROVIDENCE – House Majority Whip Peter F. Kilmartin, D-Pawtucket, has again filed legislation to ban the use of non-hands-free cellular phones by drivers on...

Hospitals boost offerings in alternative medicine

PROVIDENCE - The Miriam Hospital has integrated a complementary medicine program into its cancer treatment center, aiming to reduce side effects and thereby enhance...

South County set to open new orthopedics center

WAKEFIELD - South County Hospital’s new Center for Orthopedics, which has been under construction since mid-September, is almost ready, the hospital says. It is...

USPS facility commits to environmental upgrades

PROVIDENCE – The vehicle maintenance facility of the U.S. Postal Service in Providence has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Performance Track,...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am