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As many as 89,300 Rhode Islanders could be affected by an increase of the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour, according to a fact sheet released by the White House on Wednesday. more
Much of the recent controversy over the funding for Rhode Island’s health insurance exchange, Healtsource RI, misses the point of how the exchange fits into a larger vision of health care reform. Hopefully, the bold reform initiative just submitted to the General Assembly by the stakeholder advocacy group HealthRIght (of which I am chairman) will lend some perspective to the reform effort in our state. more
Private-industry employer costs for employee compensation in New England inched downward in December, dropping 8 cents per hour to an average of $34.40 per hour, but remained the highest in the U.S., according to a quarterly U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued Wednesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has earned the 2014 Seal of Distinction from World at Work’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress. more
Rhode Island placed No. 10 in a study that ranked the 10 U.S. states with the highest percentage of top-rated 401(k) retirement plans. more
Laura Boucher is a 23-year-old registered nurse with the goal of having a full-time job, preferably at Bradley Hospital, because of its focus on mental-health care for children and adolescents. more
Bring Your Own Device programs offer an array of benefits in the modern workplace, but also raise some daunting concerns, both legal and practical. more
For all the progress made on women’s rights, one measure of inequality still stands out: Females earn less than males, even in the same occupations. Closing this gender gap will require changing the way employers think about work. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island may soon be joining the growing list of states moving to protect workers and students from intrusion by employers and schools into their personal social networking accounts. more
Edward Jones, the worldwide financial-investment company, uses a winning method to motivate employees: Each of them has an opportunity to own a piece of the company. more
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