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LOS ANDES LLC has been ordered to pay $775,000 related to a Department of Labor complaint alleging that the company failed to pay overtime wages between October, 2013 and October 2016.

Los Andes ordered to pay $775K over alleged overtime pay violations

PROVIDENCE – Los Andes LLC, doing business as Los Andes Restaurant, must pay $775,000 to the U.S. Department of Labor for violations of overtime...

Commitment to diversity and inclusion a major part of CVS’ mission...

PBN Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019 HEALTH CARE: CVS Health Corp. AS ONE OF the nation’s premier health innovation companies serving more than 100 million...
CENTERS FOR CARE has been made to pay $192,622 in backwages and liquidated damages to 89 employees at three nursing care facilities in Rhode Island. The company does business as Centers Health Care.

3 R.I. nursing facilities pay $261.4K in back wages, fines

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island nursing care facilities operated by Centers for Care LLC, a Bronx, N.Y.-based company have paid $192,622 in back wages...
US PAYROLLS for the year through March were revised down by 501,000 during the period, or almost 42,000 a month, according to the Labor Department. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/

U.S. payrolls count reduced by 501K in year through March

WASHINGTON – United States job growth was probably less robust in the year through March, according to government data released Wednesday. The number of workers...
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR has charged two East Providence Restaurants with willful violations of overtime and record-keeping laws.

East Providence restaurants charged with underpaying employees

EAST PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Madeira Restaurant Inc. and the Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge Inc., operators...
RECRUITING KEY: CEO Rick Norberg, left, speaks with Teddy Kennedy, service desk apprentice, at Vertikal 6 in Warwick. Norberg said the company’s full-time apprenticeships have become the key to recruiting and developing employees.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Tech companies turn to apprenticeships to solve worker shortage in tight...

Rhode Island has been projected to add nearly 2,300 jobs in technology-related occupations during the decade from 2016 to 2026, mostly in the computer...
CAITLIN GRIFFIN, a previous participant in the Westerly Education Center's Bank Teller and Customer Service Training program, displays her certificate. Throughout October, the WEC is hosting two-hour informational sessions regarding the next iteration of the nine-week program. / COURTESY WESTERLY EDUCATION CENTER

Westerly Education Center promotes free bank teller and customer service training...

WESTERLY - A series of information sessions outlining the Westerly Education Center's Bank Teller and Customer Service Training job skills program for sales, customer...

R.I. receives $3.9M for job training program for Rhode Islanders in...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received $3.9 million in federal funds to support job training for Rhode Islanders in addiction recovery, Gov. Gina M....
WILLIAM F. GALVIN, secretary of the commonwealth, has urged the federal government to appeal the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recent ruling against the so-called "fiduciary rule" created by the U.S. Department of Labor. / COURTESY MASSACHUSETTS SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Galvin slams court’s decision on fiduciary rule

PROVIDENCE – William F. Galvin, secretary of the commonwealth, last week slammed a court decision to strike down the so-called “fiduciary rule” and urged...
BEST INTEREST: From left, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management officials Diane Fiore, senior client associate; Brendan McCarthy, senior vice president, wealth management; and Edythe M. DeMarco, managing director of wealth management, meet at their Providence office. DeMarco says her firm acts in the best interest of clients and is in favor of the fiduciary rule that would require the same. / PBN FILE PHOTO/­RUPERT WHITELEY

Wealth managers divided on delay of fiduciary rule implementation

The decision to once again delay full implementation of the so-called fiduciary rule comes with a sigh of relief to some financial planners not...

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