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Regional labor, energy leaders call for union-powered offshore wind advancements

PROVIDENCE – One day after South Fork Wind, the country's first large-scale offshore wind farm, opened off the coast of Long Island, green energy...

Report: R.I. pension overhaul increased employee attrition

PROVIDENCE – A new report by a Washington, D.C.-based think tank says reforms to the state’s retirement system instituted in 2011 have caused a...
MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE attended Providence Business News' 2024 Book of Lists Premier Event on Thursday at the Graduate Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN debuts 2024 Book of Lists

PROVIDENCE – More than 200 business and nonprofit representatives spent Thursday evening at the Graduate Providence networking with one another, as well as obtaining...
REVIEW NEEDED: Alicia J. Samolis, chair of the labor and employment practice at Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, says most businesses should take a closer look at their employee handbook after the latest ruling by the National Labor Relations Board. 

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Work policies may need refresh after NLRB ruling

A recent National Labor Relations Board ruling may force employers of all sizes to rewrite their employee policy handbooks to meet a new legal...
CHANGE MAKER? ­Patrick Crowley, secretary-treasurer for the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, says the wage theft law will alter the way management at many companies treats its employees when it comes to paying wages. 
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AG: New wage theft law is pro-business, too

For more than four years Attorney General Peter F. Neronha sought to adjust an oversight in state law that he argues could have been...

A split over Alviti’s actions at RIPTA

Following R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti’s controversial appointment as the R.I. Public Transit Authority’s board chairman, transit advocates are divided on whether...

R.I. offshore wind proponents optimistic despite SouthCoast financing troubles 

A second Massachusetts wind farm developer has hit economic headwinds and decided to renege on its contracts. Could Rhode Island’s projects be next to...

R.I. jobs growth from offshore wind unclear

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Wednesday boasted of the jobs that will accompany the state's ambitious renewable energy goals, including new state...

Environmental, labor leaders lay out plans for advancing R.I. green economy

PROVIDENCE - Tackling ambitious climate change goals and an economy still being dragged down by the aftermath of a pandemic might seem overly ambitious. But...

Labor, environmental leaders team up on R.I. green-economy goals

PROVIDENCE – Free bus transit, clean energy heating systems in every public building and more bond funding for green initiatives are among the goals...
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