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New overtime pay requirements take effect Dec. 1, and though they were announced in May by the U.S. Department of Labor, there's still plenty of confusion among local employers about how to apply the changes. According to the agency, … more
Ann C. Assumpico was named the 13th superintendent of the State Police, the first woman to hold the position, according to an announcement by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday. more
Stephen Ucci has joined the business and corporate department of Adler Pollock & Sheehan and will chair the firm's government-contracts group. He joins the firm from Locke Lord, where he served as partner. Ucci holds a J.D. from New England School … more
Following a Friday R.I. Superior Court ruling in favor of Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung’s decision to freeze yearly benefit increases, the plaintiffs, a group of retired Cranston police and firefighters, announced plans to appeal the decision to the R.I. Supreme Court. more
PROVIDENCE – James Feijo, owner and operator of Daniel Chapter One, a shuttered Portsmouth-based company, was sentenced last week to six months in federal prison and six months home confinement for tax violations and for marketing and selling … more
In 2015, a year consumed by a company lawsuit, Robert Stebenne, the new president, CEO and chief operating officer of Summer Infant Inc., made $686,945. more
Environmentalists rejoiced on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said it is unlawful for state energy regulators to approve long-term, ratepayer-backed contracts with energy distribution companies to pay for natural gas pipeline expansion. more
Paul D. Ragosta has been elected to serve on the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants board of directors. A 30-year veteran attorney and auditor, he is the first representative of the society's new Professional Affiliate Membership … more
When Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and State Police Superintendent Col. Steven G. O'Donnell on July 29 decided not to bring criminal charges in connection with the state's involvement in a loan guarantee for 38 Studios LLC, the decision ended … more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last month rejected a request from electric utilities to make ratepayers cover the costs to pay for new natural gas pipelines, and the decision is having a reverberating effect in Rhode Island. While … more
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