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In June Kim Keck became the seventh president and CEO, and the first woman to hold both posts, in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island's 77-year history. A Cumberland native, Keck spent the previous 28 years navigating multiple leadership roles … more
For those thinking that the finalized reforms to the state-worker pension system took care of all its issues, think again. The outstanding problem is the fund's assumed rate of return. At the moment it is 7.5 percent. And with the reforms, … more
Does your company offer a 401(k) to all employees? Yes – 85.7% No – 14.3% Does your company offer a traditional pension plan to all employees? Yes – 7.1% No – 92.9% … more
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. CEO Nigel Travis has plenty to keep himself busy most days, but still found time to visit Johnson & Wales University Oct. 5 to discuss the company with students. He serves as a distinguished visiting professor in … more
It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits were at a four-decade low over the past two weeks as sales prospects encouraged employers to maintain headcounts. more
Job openings in the U.S. declined more than projected in August to the lowest level this year and hiring cooled from a month earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is expected to welcome new employees of GE Digital today during a roundtable discussion that will highlight how the company is prioritizing hiring Rhode Islanders and how TechHire is helping to place tech workers in jobs like these. more
Employers continued to add to payrolls in September as people streamed into the workforce and most found jobs amid record openings, indicating the U.S. labor market is settling into a pace that will support the economy. more
The R.I. State Retirement Commission last month decided to cut its roughly $1 billion investment into hedge funds in half, saying the asset has underperformed and cost the state too much in fees over the last five years. The precarious … more
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