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REBECCA CHHIM talks with staff members at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport in May 2021. Chhim was recently appointed head of the Undersea Warfare Combat Systems Department at NUWC. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Chhim named chief of NUWC Newport’s largest unit

NEWPORT – Tiverton resident Rebecca Chhim has been appointed the head of the Undersea Warfare Combat Systems Department, the largest department at the Naval...
Peter George

What did you mean by that? Idioms can be dangerous in...

Idioms, slang, and colloquialisms have their place in presentations, but you want to consider aspects of each. This consideration is indispensable now that videoconferencing...

6 of R.I.’s 10 highest-paid state workers in 2021 employed by...

PROVIDENCE - The University of Rhode Island employed the top two bread winners in the state - and six of the top 10 -...

R.I. Ethics Commission dismisses complaint against McKee’s former chief of staff

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Ethic's Commission on Tuesday dismissed a complaint issued by the state's Republican Party against Gov. Daniel J. McKee's former...
UNEASY FEELING: While Therese Sloane, a store leader for Ocean State Job Lot in North Kingstown, has gotten several raises during her time there, she is seeing expenses such as gas and utilities increase. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Economic forecast: Inflation putting squeeze on companies, workers

Daniel Shedd has always made it a point to offer competitive wages to the workers of his Warren manufacturing company, but what he used...
HASBRO INC. will have new leadership on Feb. 25, when Chris Cocks formally takes over as the Pawtucket-based toy company's CEO. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

Hasbro names new CEO from within company

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has named its permanent replacement for Brian Goldner, the longtime CEO who died of cancer in October. Chris Cocks, a top...

WindWinRI student training program receives $175K DLT grant

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As plans for a slew of offshore wind arrays take shape across the region, the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce is...
A RECENT SURVEY conducted by global human resources firm Robert Half International Inc. found that 41% of respondents said they intended to look for a new job in the first half of 2022. / AP PHOTO/JENNY KANE

‘Great resignation’ to continue in 2022, and employers must respond

With staffing shortages pervasive across many industries, waves of workers are ready to jump to new jobs or even new careers in the new...

Union: Greenleaf marijuana dispensary worker reinstated after claiming wrongful termination

PORTSMOUTH – A worker at the Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center who claims he was wrongfully terminated in June for his union organizing efforts has...

Butler & Messier Insurance Inc. acquires two Cranston-based insurers

PAWTUCKET - Butler & Messier Insurance Inc. has acquired two Cranston-based insurance agencies, expanding its services and footprint in Rhode Island. Butler & Messier, a...

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