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Break time?

How long do you work each day before taking a break? 4-6 hours: 45.4% 1-3 hours: 27.3% I don’t take breaks: 27.3% More than 6 hours: 0%How long...

Turn the page

Does your company have an employee handbook? Yes: 90.9% No: 9.1%How often do you update your handbook? When necessary: 60% Annually: 30% Every 2-3 years: 10% We have not updated...

How to get more work done

Most everyone has figured out that performance expectations keep going up. To put it bluntly, we face the challenge of doing more in less...

Negative into positive

How frequently does your company receive negative feedback? Sometimes: 100% Often: 0% Never: 0%How quickly do you address the situation? Immediately with the customer directly: 54.5% Immediately after speaking...
THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN Foundation Corporate Equality Index gave Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island the only perfect score on its list for a company headquartered in the Ocean State.

BCBSRI earns perfect score on Corporate Equality Index

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index, measuring...
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR has charged two East Providence Restaurants with willful violations of overtime and record-keeping laws.

East Providence restaurants charged with underpaying employees

EAST PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Madeira Restaurant Inc. and the Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge Inc., operators...

R.I. businesses wary of legalizing marijuana

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo sees millions of dollars in new state revenue from legalizing recreational marijuana use but business owners don’t want it to...

Being united

Are your employees part of a union? No: 91.7% Yes: 8.3%How recent have your employees unionized? Our employees are not unionized: 91.7% Our employees have always been unionized:...

Blue Cross seeking applications for Worksite Health Awards

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is taking applications for the 25th Annual Worksite Health Awards honoring Rhode Island companies paying special...

Praise a potent motivator at work

The Duke of Wellington, the brilliant British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was a great commander, but he was a difficult man...
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