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NEEDING MORE: R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Scott R. Jensen says the new federal overtime rule for salaried employees, while an improvement, doesn’t reflect “modern realities.” 
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Does new federal overtime rule go far enough for salaried workers?

An additional 1.3 million U.S. workers – including tens of thousands in Rhode Island – will be eligible for premium overtime pay now that...

Your employee handbook might need a rewrite

Employee handbooks are valuable resources in the workplace. In addition to outlining a company’s mission, values and benefits, a handbook also contains policies and...

It’s not only younger workers who want flexible hours

The problem with younger workers today, I’m often told, is that they’re entitled. Today’s 20-somethings expect flexible hours, big raises and short commutes. They...
CULTURE CONSULTANT: Stephanie Chamberlin specializes in talent recruitment, retention and workplace culture issues for smaller- to medium-sized companies that don’t have their own human resources ­department. 
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She’s versed at easing clients’ HR pain points

Stephanie Chamberlin’s strengths lie in recruiting talent, keeping talent and building cultures for companies via her Providence-based talent acquisition and human-resources consulting group, PINCH...
ADDED BENEFIT: Jacques Afonso, manager of community and customer management with National Grid Rhode Island, speaks with Jennifer Bray, senior program manager for corporate communications. Afonso has taken advantage of National Grid’s partial student-loan repayment benefit to help pay back $60,000 in loans after graduating from Suffolk University in 2009.
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Loan repayment helps employers compete

Jacques Afonso, a manager of community and customer management for National Grid Rhode Island, had worked for the utility for almost a decade when...

CEOs can only be as good as their C-Suite allows them...

Who are the highest-performing CEOs? The ones with the best people around them, in other words, the best C-Suite. For instance, without having a workforce...

Selle named HR Icon of the Year by OnConferences

BOB SELLE, chief human resources officer for Ocean State Job Lot, was recently named HR Icon of the Year by online business-resource organization OnConferences....
HEAVY SNOW and blizzard conditions as seen in Providence in a 2015 storm are not unusual in New England. How did your workplace deal with the March 3-4 storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on some parts of Rhode Island? / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

How did you deal with the snow storm on March 3-4...

While many schools were closed on Monday, March 4, as a result of the winter storm that hit the area, most businesses seemed to...
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Five Questions With Deanna Fidler

5Q: Deanna Fidler | Senior vice president, chief human resources officer, FM Global 1. What are some of the functions of human resources that...
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Diversity & Inclusion Awards Program 2018

Cheryl Burrell, the Overall Diversity Champion in this, PBN’s inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Awards Program, says it best: “No longer should we waste time...
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