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Today, at 67, the Jamestown resident chairs the quasi-government R.I. Infrastructure Bank, heads up her own consulting firm and is involved in a host of nonprofit boards. She puts in at least 30 hours a week managing the busy, ever-changing … more
At 74, the founding director of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership at Bryant University has a full-time schedule, only part of which is actually spent working at the institute. He was also active until recently in former … more
Is there such a thing as being "too old" to lead a college, a business or a country? For three of the final five candidates for president, all well past age 65, retirement couldn't be further from their thinking, as they seek one of the … more
Care New England said it laid off 58 employees on Tuesday in an effort to address challenging financial problems at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and across the CNE health care system. more
Usually, when I talk about immigration, it’s the high-skilled variety I’m referring to -- people with college degrees or professional skills. more
Economists tend to shy away from attaching too much significance to any one piece of data. But in this environment, with this jobs report, hyper-scrutiny may be warranted. more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx. more
Job openings in May dropped from a record high and hiring cooled, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday, giving a more tempered assessment of the U.S. job market following the blowout payrolls numbers reported last week. more
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