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Though he has no license, 45-year-old Gustavo Gonzalez routinely drives from Central Falls to his job as a custodial worker in Franklin, Mass. The native of Mexico, one of an estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants in the state, doesn't … more
So he asked his father, Ken, now 96, about it. " ‘Why would you want to do that?' "Machtley recalled his father asking. "Few people wake up in the morning and love what they're doing. If you can still make a contribution and love what … more
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
Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
More Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, representing a pause in the pace of labor-market improvement. more
A Massachusetts judge has upheld the state's earned sick-time law, which allows workers at all employers to earn up to 40 hours paid or unpaid sick time for every year worked, Boston Business Journal reported last week. Passed by 60 percent … more
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