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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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DR. JEREMIAH SCHUUR is the new physician-in-chief for emergency medicine at Lifespan and chair of the department of emergency medicine at Brown, starting Dec. 1, 2018. /COURTESY LIFESPAN

Schuur is named Lifespan’s emergency medicine chief, Brown’s emergency medicine department...

PROVIDENCE — Lifespan and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University have appointed Dr. Jeremiah D. Schuur physician-in-chief for emergency medicine at Lifespan...

R.I. needs better work-leisure time balance

Yet another WalletHub survey provides ammunition for those who question the Ocean State’s commitment to hard work.The study – titled the “Hardest-Working States” –...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in the Providence metro area declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 4.2 percent in July. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

BLS: Providence metro July unemployment drops to 4.2%

PROVIDENCE – The non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 4.2 percent in July, a 0.5 percentage point decline year...
WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL has named Dr. Erika Werner its director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Erika Werner named director of maternal-fetal medicine at Women &...

PROVIDENCE - Women & Infants Hospital has named Dr. Erika Werner director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women & Infants Hospital of...
Following two decades at Bank of America/Fleet Financial Group, Douglas E. Scala served as an executive at The Hudson Companies. In 2014 he joined Webster Bank and is responsible for commercial banking in the region. / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

Failure can be inspiring, and success should be shared

Douglas E. Scala | Webster Bank regional president for southern Massachusetts/Rhode IslandHow do you find the leaders of tomorrow?At Webster Bank we’re not only...
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, president of Collette Travel Services Inc., is pictured right standing next to her father, Dan Sullivan Jr., former president and current Collette CEO. On Wednesday, the Pawtucket-based company announced it planned to create "75-plus" full-time jobs in the local market over the next "several years." / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Local growth plans in the works, says Collette

PAWTUCKET - Less than one week after an announcement by the Pawsox that they planned to pursue a stadium deal in Worcester, Mass., one...
THE AVERAGE WEEKLY wage in Providence County was $1,145 in the first quarter, a 3.1 percent increase year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

BLS: Providence Co. employment grows 0.8% over year, while wages grow...

PROVIDENCE – All of the three local counties included in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2018 first-quarter employment and wage report released Wednesday...
DAVID E LAMBERT was named director of the Justice System Training and Research Institute at Roger Williams University. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Lambert selected to lead RWU Justice System Training and Research Institute

BRISTOL - David E. Lambert has been named the director of the Justice System Training and Research Institute at Roger Williams University the school announced Wednesday.Lambert,...
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...
Katie McDonald, founder and CEO of bnourished, is a self-care strategist who coaches others to make the thoughtful, deliberate choices it takes to become the people they want and deserve to be. Her work includes private concierge coaching, and presentations to corporations and organizations. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Be a human being, not a human doing, for full health

Katie McDonald | bnourished founder and CEOI had the “human doing” part down. It was the “human being” part that proved to be so...
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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