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RI DLT Secures $1 Million in Backpay for 200 Workers Following Workplace Fraud

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) announced the outcomes to two workplace fraud cases that were closed by the Underground Economy and...

Head of Boston Globe’s Pressmen Union Tells GoLocal Problem is Not Theirs

Boston Globe's printing problems are impacting delivery

Vinay Mehra, the Boston Globe's president and chief financial officer, said that the printing problems at the newspaper are caused by the printing union....

Smart Benefits: Will Student Loan Repayment be the Next Big Benefit?

According to a recent American Student Assistance survey, more than half of all young workers worry about repaying their student debt and nearly ninety percent...

Growth at T.F. Green Airport Drives Second Major Job Fair—Sept 21

T.F. Green Airport to host a job fair

T.F. Green Airport will host a job fair at the Radisson Hotel in Warwick on Thursday, September 21 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ...

August Job Numbers - No Growth in RI

RI based jobs saw no growth in the month of August

Rhode Island-based jobs saw no growth in the month of August while the unemployment rate also stayed at 4.3 percent, announced the RI Department of Labor...

7 Questions the PawSox Need to Answer in Hearings

There are a number of critical questions that the Pawtucket Red Sox will need to answer in the coming weeks to build forward momentum...

RI Joins Effort to End Digital Divide for Tenants in Public Housing

Chike Aguh

Rhode Island is the first state to join ConnectHome Nation. RIHousing, in partnership with the RI Office of Innovation, was selected as one of 30 communities...

MA Gov. Baker Announces Creation of New Cybersecurity Center

Charlie Baker

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced the creation of the “Cybersecurity Growth and Development Center at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative” on Tuesday at the...

Pinnacle Logistics Looking to Hire up to 300 in RI

Pinnacle Logisitics seeking to hire 300 Rhode Islanders

Dallas-based Pinnacle Logistics is looking to hire as many as 300 ramp and warehouse agents at the new airport cargo terminal at T.F....

BIF Summit: Watch on GoLocal LIVE—See the Schedule

Business Innovation Factory's Summit is sold out, but you can watch #BIF2017 live on GoLocalProv LIVE both Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 14. Here is...

RI Pharma Alexion Closing Plant and Cutting 250 Jobs

Alexion closing RI facility

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced it was pulling out of Rhode Island and slashing jobs.  The cuts in Rhode Island are at the Alexion...

Top Business Innovation Conference to be Broadcast Live on GoLocal - #BIF2017

Walt Mossberg returns to BIF Summit

Inc. magazine calls the Business Innovation Factory’s Summit the second most innovative conference in America. This year’s conference, #BIF2017, which is...

Raimondo Administration Refuses to Answer Questions About Amazon HQ2 Effort

Stefan Pryor's office refuses to answer questions

Rhode Island is falling behind in the effort to win the greatest economic development prize in history — Amazon’s second headquarters, aka, #HQ2. ...

Care New England President Keefe Announces Retirement

Dennis Keefe

Care New England (CNE) president and CEO Dennis Keefe is retiring effective December 31, 2017, after serving in the role since August of 2011.

Lardaro Report: RI Economic Conditions Stay Steady in July

Len Lardaro

As the second half of 2017 begins, there is more good news about Rhode Island’s economic momentum. While we did well the first half...

Smart Benefits: Prepare for an I-9 Audit

Increased workplace raids and audits to pursue unauthorized workers are expected to increase. What should you expect if ICE plans to pay a visit?

All Benny’s Stores Closing, Amazon Factor Hits RI, 700 Out-of-Work UPDATED

All stores closing in 2017

It s the end of a RI institution -- today Benny’s stores announced they will close all stores and lay-off more than 700 full...

5 Safety Tips to Help Deal With Equifax Cyberattack

Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax said that the personal information of 143 million consumers was stolen after hackers gained access to comply data.

7 Reasons Why It’s Smart for Amazon to Select Providence for Second HQ and 50,000 Jobs

Jeff Bezos (Jurvetson via Flickr)

On Thursday, Amazon announced it is looking for a location for its second corporate headquarters - and it could mean 50,000 jobs. And beyond that, Amazon...

Kaplan: Welcome to #BIF2017. Let the Inspiration Begin!

Saul Kaplan

#BIF2017 (September 13–14) can’t arrive fast enough for me. To say we live in discombobulating times is an understatement. I’ll...

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