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Wages are still stagnant, yet employers have found something else to help attract and retain employees: health-care benefits. A good insurance plan has become a more vital tool than ever for hiring, according to a recent survey from the Society of Human Resources. more
Two old friends met at a local social gathering and one was struck with how sad and depressed the other was. "You look like your world is about to end," said Jack. With a sad face, Joe replied, "You don't know the half of it. Three … more
Cadence Inc., a contract manufacturer of products for the medical industry, was one of three businesses selected as Employer of Choice Award recipients by the Employers Association of the NorthEast. more
Rhode Island was next to last in the nation for its lack of construction employment growth in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Initial jobless claims in the U.S. continued to hover around four-decade lows last week as the labor market strengthens toward full employment. more
Brian Galvin is co-founder of Providence-based uWurks, a searchable database of hourly workers. The company – launched earlier this year – plans a 2016 national rollout. The website at www.uWurk.com replaces the old system of placing job ads … more
When patients visit the emergency departments at Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital now, they are ushered into areas separated only by curtains for privacy. That will change once a $17.5 million facility … more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
The owner of a major New York fine-dining restaurant group has rocked the food-service industry by announcing tipping will be eliminated at his restaurants. The Union Square Hospitality Group owns and operates 12 award-winning and … more
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