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A recent study by independent media regulator Ofcom confirmed what most employers are starting to see in their companies: 16- to 24- year olds prefer texting over voice calls and other e-messages. Also, 97 percent of this age group text at least once each day, whereas only 67 percent of this group talks on the phone daily. more
Whether companies try or not to budget for major storms that shut down commerce, those reached on Jan. 28, the day after blizzard Juno’s biggest punch landed across the region, say predicting major weather events remains an art that, when it is accurate, enables companies to adjust more readily. more
Five Rhode Island businesses were recently honored with the 2014 When Work Works Award by the Families and Work Institute and the Society of Human Resource Management. more
Top executives at CVS Health Corp. are reaping the benefits of an overall lucrative 2014 that exceeded analysts’ predictions after the company elimination of about $2 billion in tobacco sales, according to a federal filing. more
Employee bonus plans can be tricky. Unless all the i's are dotted and t's crossed, the Internal Revenue Service can impose penalties, some quite substantial. While the IRS has issued several rulings that may cast doubt upon the … more
Compensation costs among private industry employers in New England averaged $37.12 per hour in December, 19 percent higher than the national average of $31.32 per hour, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
Phoenix Strategy Investments has acquired PI Worldwide in Wellesley. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. more
Falling interest rates have reduced the ability of U.S. corporate pension plans to fund their obligations to the lowest this year, according to the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. more
A half-dozen companies with significant operations in Rhode Island have made it onto DiversityInc’s 2014 list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. more
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