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When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden …

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Biscotti baked from the heart

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Work-life key to college retention

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Education Exchange has begun recruiting for its new workforce-development training program in aquaculture. The program offers five-week, hands-on training aimed at preparing …
Unions often get a bad name, and justifiably so. Think featherbedding, sweetened pension deals passed on to succeeding generations, not to mention workplace rules that bind an enterprise's hands at a …
Dale Venturini, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Hospitality Association, was recently honored at the National Organization of Italian American Women's "An Epiphany Celebration Honoring Three …
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What is the legacy that former Providence Mayor Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci left for the business community?