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THE PROPOSED IGT CONTRACT extension to run the Rhode Island lottery would allow the company to count qualifying contractors as full time equivalent employees. Currently, the contract does not count contractors.

IGT, governor contest depiction of proposed contract

PROVIDENCE – In response to continuing questions surrounding the proposed extension of International Game Technology PLC’s contract with the state to supply technology and...
ALEX AND ANI has voluntarily dismissed its lawsuit against Bank of America. Above, Alex and Ani founder and CEO Carolyn Rafaelian. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Alex and Ani dismisses lawsuit against BofA

PROVIDENCE – Alex and Ani LLC has voluntarily dismissed its lawsuit against Bank of America that alleged sexism, ageism and discriminatory lending practices. The...
TRAFFIC AT T.F.GREEN Airport declined 11% year over year in May, but the airport logged its third-highest passenger total for the month since 2009. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

May traffic at T.F. Green declines 11%

WARWICK – Total passengers enplaned and deplaned at T.F. Green Airport in May declined 11% year over year to 348,648 passengers, according to the...
NOAA HAS SETTLED its civil case against Carlos Rafael, known as the "Codfather," for $3 million and requirements that Rafael relinquish his permits and divest from his fishing assets. NOAA said the settlement will speed up the return of Rafael's assets to productive use. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MARK ELIAS

Civil case against ‘Codfather’ settled for $3 million and a divestiture...

NEW BEDFORD – The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration announced that it had settled the federal civil case against Carlos Rafael and his fishing...

PBN names 2019 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies

PROVIDENCE – Twenty local companies have earned a spot on Providence Business News’  2019 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies, and 14 organizations were...
R.I. UNEMPLOYMENT declined 0.4 percentage points year over year to 3.5%. The number of Rhode Island-based jobs increased in that time, but the number of employed Rhode Islanders declined. The labor force also shrank by 2,500 people year over year.

As R.I. unemployment declines and jobs grow, labor force shrinks

PROVIDENCE – The unemployment rate in Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year to 3.5% in July, according to the R.I. Department...
TUFTS HEALTH PLAN and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care have signed an agreement to merge.

Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care announce agreement to...

WATERTOWN, Mass. – Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care have signed an agreement to combine, the organizations announced Wednesday. The combined entity...
THE MORTGAGE DELINQUENCY rate in Rhode Island declined to 4.2% in May. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

R.I. mortgage delinquency declines in May, still above U.S. rate

PROVIDENCE – The share of Rhode Island mortgages in 30-day-or-more delinquency in May was 4.2%, a 0.5 percentage point decline year over year, according...
PBN HELD ITS ANNUAL Healthiest Employers event Thursday at the Providence Marriott Downtown, where 31 companies were honored for their efforts to improve employee wellness.

Healthiest Employers lauded for results

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News’ eighth Healthiest Employers awards event brought together 270 of the region’s business leaders Thursday to celebrate individuals and companies...
BROWN UNIVERSITY was one of six local schools to be included on Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review includes local schools on top 385 list

PROVIDENCE – Six local colleges and universities were named among the Princeton Review’s Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition released this week.Four local schools on...
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