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An employee with cancer is likely to find support and encouragement at work. Another employee with an alcohol or substance addiction is more likely to try to keep the illness hidden because of stigma, even as medical professionals say both are … more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
PROVIDENCE – Nabsys Inc., a life sciences company that was trying to bring its genome-mapping products to market, has closed, throwing approximately 40 people out of work. An employee who declined to give her name answered the phone at … more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
David Ray uses public transportation every day to get to work, which makes him an anomoly in Rhode Island. On a recent afternoon, the Brown University employee sat on a bench in Providence's Kennedy Plaza, waiting for his bus home to … more
PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Labor last week awarded a $236,000 grant to the state's Temporary Caregiver Insurance Expansion Project. The R.I. Department of Labor and Training program was signed into law in January 2014 and … more
PROVIDENCE – A Superior Court judge last week ruled in favor of Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner and her decision to approve an insurance rate hike for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island that had been challenged by … more
Intensifying "thought loops of anxiety" during freshman year at a Massachusetts university left Dan M. feeling paralyzed as his 2015 fall sophomore semester was about to begin. Dan, who spoke to Providence Business News on the condition his … more
Today I am going to pose a simple question that has been asked any number of times: Why are there so few women in senior positions in finance? more
The unemployment rate for the end of 2015 has been revised to 5.4 percent, three-tenths of a percentage point higher than previously reported by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, DLT said Tuesday. more
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