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Price Chopper sued over OT wages

John Agoglia |

Price Chopper, which operates 10 stores in Central Mass., has been hit with a federal class-action lawsuit accusing the grocer of misclassifying workers to avoid paying overtime...

UPDATED: UMass Memorial nurses protest cuts

Michael Novinson |

Registered nurses across the UMass Memorial Health Care system delivered a letter Thursday to CEO Eric Dickson objecting to staffing and service cuts.

Amersco revenue and income climb

John Agoglia |

Framingham-based Energy efficiency and renewable energy provider Ameresco said second-quarter financial results, announced Thursday, exceeded expectations.

Unum sales and earnings grow

John Agoglia |

Unum, the insurance company that employs more than 600 in downtown Worcester, saw earnings growth in the second quarter based on its core businesses in the United States and United Kingdom, the...

Harvard Bio sees slight increase in revenue, earnings

Harvard Bioscience said a focus on its global growth strategy and a weaker dollar compared to the British pound and the Euro helped boost revenue slightly, as the life sciences manufacturer brought...

Lawmakers agree to Aug. 16-17 sales tax holiday

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Lawmakers opted to give shoppers a break from the state’s sales tax on the third weekend of August, under a compromise economic development bill.

Tax holiday weekend date in limbo

State House News Service |

Those counting on a tax break in mid-August still have to wait to find out what day to head to the stores. Both the House and the Senate passed the annual sales-tax holiday, but lawmakers disagree...

Tutor.com to acquire The Princeton Review

Emily Micucci |

Media and internet company IAC said it will acquire The Princeton Review, the Natick-based test preparation and college admission services company owned by Charlesbank Capital Partners.

Home, condo sales decline once more in June

Michael Novinson |

Single-family home sales dropped for the fifth consecutive month, according to data released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR).

Sales up, net income down at Psychemedics

Michael Novinson |

Revenues soared while profits sunk for Psychemedics Corp. of Acton in the second quarter of 2014.

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