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WSJ: GE to auction off digital assets

PROVIDENCE – General Electric Co. is seeking a buyer for key parts of its digital business, according to the Wall Street Journal Monday.The company...
LOOKING TO MAKE A CHANGE: Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung is looking to reverse the outcome of the election four years ago, when he lost to Gina M. Raimondo for the top Rhode Island office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Fung’s back! Do voters share his despair over the state’s direction?

Allan W. Fung, the nine-year mayor of Cranston, has launched a second campaign for governor, once again targeting now-incumbent Gina M. Raimondo, and pointing...
GE AGREED TO SELL a portion of its health care business for $1.05 billion. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

GE to sell health IT assets in $1.05B private-equity deal

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. agreed to sell a portion of its health care business for $1.05 billion as management streamlines the operations and...

What’s bad for GE is worse for America

General Electric’s multibillion-dollar loss in a unit that sold long-term-care insurance is a blow from which the iconic company is still reeling. But it’s...
BOLD MOVE: Lisa Bisaccia, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for CVS Health, was part of the leadership team behind the company’s unprecedented decision to stop selling tobacco products in its stores. / PBN PHOTO/
RUPERT WHITELEY

‘Apprenticeships [are a] powerful tool for job growth’

Lisa Bisaccia, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for CVS Health, is responsible for the management of all human resources functions for...
ROOM TO GROW: Scott Jensen, director of the state Department of Labor and Training, and Miellette ­McFarlane, interim program director, say when it comes to potential areas for job growth, the state’s strength is in defense manufacturing, with cybersecurity also a great opportunity for growth. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

‘[Government] has to move at the speed of business’

Real Jobs RI is a central job-training program created under the state Department of Labor and Training in 2016. It is a demand-driven, workforce...
THE GREATER BOSTON market is expected to add more than 3 million square feet of office space in the next two years, according to a new report by Toronto-based Avison Young. The rendering above shows what The Hub on Causeway in Boston will look like when completed, which will feature more than 1.5 million square feet of retail, office, hotel and residential space. / COURTESY BOSTON PROPERTIES INC.

Report: Boston office market sees robust growth through first half of...

BOSTON – The office market in greater Boston had robust growth during the first half of 2017, according to a new report by Toronto-based...

Making good jobs a promise in R.I.

When I was a kid, 12 years of education – a high school degree – was enough to get a solid job with a...
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