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Brookings Survey Finds Concern About AI Impact on Jobs - See The Results

A new survey conducted by the Brookings Institute found that Americans are worried over the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs and personal...

RI Gas Prices Rise 5 Cents as Memorial Day Weekend Approaches

RI gas prices are up five cents

Gas prices in Rhode Island have risen five cents this week as Memorial Day weekend approaches, according to AAA Northeast. AAA Northeast’s...

Problems Piling Up at the Boston Globe — Layoffs, Falling Circulation, and Multiple Investigations

Falling circulation, allegations of sexual harassment, and fabrication of stories

The Boston Globe is getting hit from all angles. This week the Boston Business Journal was first to report that the Globe has made a...

Virgin Pulse Announces Major Merger with RedBrick Health - Could Drive More Jobs in RI

David Osborne

Providence-based Virgin Pulse and Minneapolis-based RedBrick Health announced a merger to create the first and only one-stop-shop for employee health, wellbeing and benefits...

Hilb Group of New England Names Krupski Vice President

Richard Krupski

The Hilb Group of New England has named Richard Krupski Vice President and Consultant of Employee Benefits.

Smart Benefits: HSA Limits for 2019 Released

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-30, which includes the inflation-adjusted HSA contribution limits for the calendar year 2019.

Darrell West Explains the “Future of Work” in New Video

Darrell West, Brookings

In a new video, Brookings Center for Technology director Darrell West  explained that “depending on the actions of the government, technological innovation can...

Brown’s Petersen Named Top Winner of 2018 RI Business Plan Competition

Michelle Petersen

Brown University student Michelle Petersen was named the top winner in the 2018 Rhode Island Business Plan Competiton.

NEW: RI Adds 900 Jobs in April

Rhode Island-based jobs are up 900 from March while the unemployment rate remained at 4.5%, according to the RI Department of Labor and Training. 

7 Reasons Why RI’s Economy is on the Upswing, and 7 Reasons Why It Is Not


Construction jobs have been on the rise

Rhode Island’s economy is looking up, but the foundation of the growth may not be as firm as being portrayed. Unemployment is at...

UPDATED: Virgin Group’s Richard Branson Voices Interest in Superman Building for Hotel

Sir Richard Branson

Richard Branson was in Providence on Monday visiting Virgin Pulse — the company, which is located in the former Providence Journal building, is a ...

NEW: RI Gas Prices Have Risen 25 Cents Over Last 4 Weeks

Rhode Island gas prices are up five cents from last week and are up a total of 25 cents over the last four weeks. According to...

Magaziner’s “YOUR MONEY” Program to Distribute $1.3 Million in Checks to 8,000 Rhode Islanders

Seth Magaziner

Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced that checks totaling $1.3 million will be mailed to over 8,000 Rhode Islanders this week under his new program titled &ldquo...

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision Legalizing Sports Betting, Big Impact on RI

Christie filed the suit. Raimondo has pushed for the expansion in RI

Monday morning the United State Supreme Court issues a decision that legalizes sports betting for states across the country. The decision knocks out Nevada&rsquo...

Lardaro Report: RI Ends Quarter 1 on Precautionary Note

The unthinkable has finally happened: Rhode Island’s Unemployment Rate has now risen relative to its value a year ago for two consecutive months!...

Alchemist Group Sponsors CRYPTOHOU.SE’s During BLOCKCHAIN Week in New York City

Alchemist Group, LLC  a full-service blockchain advisory and investment company, specializing in token sales and end-to-end product development of blockchain applications is participating as...

Smart Benefits: How to Boost Productivity When Spring Fever Hits

With the warm sun and rising temperatures, spring signals a time to get outside. And for some employees, that means daydreaming, longer lunches or walks...

RI’s $14.4 Million Share of Volkswagen Settlement to Help Enhance Air Quality

Volkswagen

Governor Gina Raimondo has announced a mitigation plan for the $14.4 million in Volkswagen settlement funds.

Carpionato Group Announces Proposal for $230 Million “Gateway Destination” on I-195 Land

The Row at College Hill

The Carpionato Group is proposing to create a $230-million gateway development called “The Row at College Hill” on parcels two, five and six...

North Kingstown Wind Turbine to Receive Maintenance & Technology Upgrades

Green Development announced that North Kingstown’s first wind turbine will receive maintenance and technology upgrades in May. 

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