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The surprise ouster of charismatic CEO Giovanni Feroce in March was the start of a larger, organizationwide shakeup at Alex and Ani LLC than company leaders have acknowledged, according to former employees. more
The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has recovered more than $4.6 million so far this calendar year from individuals or employers trying to “game the system,” Director Charles J. Fogarty said in a department email newsletter. more
What started as a strategy to help save the vacant Industrial Trust Building in Providence is now part of the statewide debate over how to redevelop the city’s former Interstate 195 land. more
(Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider next month.) more
Tired of constantly chasing after clients or customers? Are you relying too much on current clients to send new business your way through referrals? more
BOSTON – The Fall River Water Filtration Plant will make significant upgrades to eliminate the use of chlorine gas at the facility, under the terms of a settlement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act’s chemical-accident-prevention regulations. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick is calling on companies to work to hire and promote more women and adopt family-friendly policies to help them thrive in the workplace. more
(Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Question 5 on this year’s ballot would authorize the Creative and Cultural Economy Bond, a $35 million bond to support local performing-arts facilities and preservation projects. Although the bonds directly support projects within the arts industry, those projects would support jobs for thousands of Rhode Islanders and contribute to the continued revitalization of the state’s downtown areas. more
For the second consecutive year, Rhode Island and Providence will throw competing highway and mass-transit expansion plans into the race for federal transportation funding. more
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