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Human Resources
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A vote on proposed legislation that would change the firefighter overtime law is expected to come before the House and Senate labor committees on Thursday. more
If you're expecting a raise in salary, don't be surprised if you get handed a bonus check instead as more and more companies are moving toward giving performance-based bonuses instead of handing out pay raises, according to a "2014 Salary Increase … more
Rhode Island business owners are divided over whether or not the $2.89 tipped minimum wage should be raised. The issue is before the General Assembly in the forms of companion Senate and House bills sponsored by numerous legislators, with … more
Arpin Group Inc., the West Warwick-based moving company, strives to keep its team members focused on adopting healthier lifestyles. With more than a century's worth of experience moving and storing furniture and goods for families, governments and … more
It might surprise you to learn the staff at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island includes two full-time fitness trainers. They work in the fitness center at the health insurer's Providence headquarters, and it's all part of the workplace … more
Hexagon Metrology Inc. is a global enterprise, but the impact of its wellness initiatives is making a difference locally. According to Susan Booth, a registered nurse who is health services manager for the North Kingstown site, 50 percent of the … more
Much like areas of study it offers, diversification is key to Bryant University's employee health and wellness initiative. "We've been really trying to do things that are different, not just the same everyday things," said human resource … more
Cindy Laughlin, president of Recruiting Specialists, was recently elected to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Laughlin began her career as an executive recruiter for a search firm that specialized in retail. After acquiring ownership of the firm in 1993, Laughlin built Recruiting Specialists into the talent-acquisition firm that it is today. Recruiting Specialists focuses on many facets of the retail industry, including big box and luxury retail. Outside of the office, Laughlin is also very active in the community. She was previously the president (and now the chairwoman) of Justice Assistance. She is also the education chairwoman for the Massachusetts Association of Personnel Services, as well as a trustee of the Providence Performing Arts Center and she continues to support several of Rhode Island’s nonprofit organizations. more
(Updated, 2:25 p.m.) Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., private college presidents earned well under the million-dollar mark in 2012, according to a new report by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Megan Fischer is serving as interim executive director of the Providence Children’s Museum following the recent departure of a longtime predecessor, a role succession planning helped cultivate. more
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