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On April 7, nine days shy of the Bannister House's 125th anniversary, residents and employers learned that the board of trustees had moved to shutter the long-term nursing home facility in Providence, citing more than $2 million in debt. … more
We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein Monday afternoon approved a plan for Bronx-based Centers Health Care to manage Bannister House and be considered as a buyer for the facility, the court-appointed receiver said late Monday. more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
PROVIDENCE – Several “serious” interested parties have expressed a desire to acquire the Bannister House, the receiver for the nursing home said late Monday. Richard Land, the … more
Over the last few weeks parties not involved in the negotiations or the voting on the proposed public-employee pension-change settlement have wanted the judicially imposed gag order on anyone involved in the deal-making lifted. While we … more
Rhode Island public-sector retirees approved a proposed settlement that would end their lawsuit against the state’s 2011 pension overall, according to WPRI.com. more
Harsh winter weather affected R.I. Public Transit Authority ridership in January, causing a 19 percent drop. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
(Updated, Feb. 23, 6:10 p.m.) All has not been well between labor and management at Rhode Island's two largest hospitals in recent weeks, with unions publicly criticizing administration for decisions they say will jeopardize not … more
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