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When I was 19, my dad made me production manager of his 75-employee kitchen-cabinet manufacturing factory. Before I officially took the job, I worked in the shop at each job and set production standards based on what I could produce at each station. … more
The first panel at the Feb. 26 Providence Business News Summit on Health Care Reform & The Insurance Exchange was slated to review the consequences of Obamacare five years out. And it started out that way, with Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & … more
A SURE ALPHABET FOR SUCCESS. I often joke that it takes years to become an overnight success. But it starts with a dream. My dream was to own a factory. I wasn't even sure what kind of product I'd make, or exactly where it would be. But I pictured … more
I'm fortunate to lead a health system that is a joint venture of two respected Rhode Island hospitals – Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital – and Prospect Medical Services, a company with more than 20 years of … more
We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
To understand why the U.S. education system is mired in mediocrity, start by listening to Scott McKim's story. McKim has a master's degree in watershed science, an undergraduate degree in meteorology, with minors in math and physics, and … more
The IRS' new Tangible Property Regulations consist of a number of intricate accounting rules and changes that taxpayers will face during this tax season and beyond. Last week we discussed the regulations and who may be covered under them. … more
Rhode Island and our entire nation have made significant strides to recover from the 2008 financial and economic collapse. As a country, we've added more than 11 million private-sector jobs over the last five years. We've seen the greatest … more
I've written before about the problems facing workers who are at the whims of their employers – shifts that are scheduled a week or less in advance, on-call periods for which they're supposed to be available on short notice to work but might not … more
Young people bounce back from adversity faster than their elders, right? Not when it comes to American jobs. Six years after the U.S. economy began expanding from the worst recession since the Great Depression, people ages 25 to 34 are having a harder time finding jobs than other workers. more
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