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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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What you need to know about the new Mass. noncompete law

(Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part column. See part 1 here.)Certain types of noncompetition agreements are now invalid under the new...

U.S.’s need for skilled immigrants isn’t going away

Skilled immigration is good. The U.S. economy depends on it. But the nation’s system for admitting educated workers needs major ­improvements.That is the central...

Don’t look back in business

A farmer famed for his agricultural knowhow once hired a neighbor’s teenage son to help him do the spring plowing. The farmer believed in...

Haynes to lead McAuley Ministries

BARBARA HAYNES was recently named executive director of Providence-based nonprofit McAuley Ministries. She replaces Donald P. Wolfe, who retired in July. Haynes most recently...

The importance of memory

American mathematician Norbert Wiener had a reputation for being a little absent-minded. According to one story, when his family moved to a new Massachusetts...

Employers can help curb health care costs

Technology continues to reshape how employers select and offer health care benefits to employees, putting access to information at our fingertips and creating a...

Get started on carbon capture

It’s past time to start investing in technology to suck carbon out of the atmosphere. There have been enough small-scale demonstrations that show carbon...

Renaming NAFTA could work

The Trump administration’s renegotiation of NAFTA is decidedly underwhelming, the product of a toxic process that made only a modest modification of the original...

Capturing consent post-GDPR

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation is an unprecedented new data-protection law that imposes compliance with stricter privacy rules, giving individuals greater control over...

Fire up your sales force

A small-business owner was in trouble. She decided to call in an expert sales consultant to give her an outsider’s viewpoint. After she had...
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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