WBJournal | Economy & Labor http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economy & Labor en-us <![CDATA[Riverdale Water wants to provide Northbridge's water]]> 2017-09-19T13:34:45
The Riverdale Water Compan (RWC), a privately-owned supplier of water,
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<![CDATA[Mass. gas prices fall 5 cents]]> 2017-09-19T11:44:09
As predicted, gas prices in Massachsuetts have begun to fall as oil re
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<![CDATA[Mid-State Insurance Agency acquired by Virginia brokerage]]> 2017-09-19T11:36:03
Mid-State Insurance Agency in Worcester has been acquired by the Hilb
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<![CDATA[Economics professors join push for $15 minimum wage]]> 2017-09-19T10:47:35
As activists ramp up their push to raise the minimum wage again, econo
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<![CDATA[Treat marijuana like alcohol]]> 2017-09-18T06:00:00
Whether you agree with the new law, marijuana is going public in Massa
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<![CDATA[101: Offering workplace flexibility]]> 2017-09-18T06:00:00
Technology has enabled workplaces to offer more flexibility to employe
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<![CDATA[Column: Adult day health offers help for the 'Sandwich Generation']]> 2017-09-11T16:25:54
Middle-aged adults, known colloquially as the "Sandwich Generati
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<![CDATA[CEOs up security as Harrington nurse fights for safer hospitals ]]> 2017-09-11T15:34:48
Elise Wilson, who was stabbed on the job at Harrington Hospital on Jun
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<![CDATA[How UMass Medical School's admissions changes could help the physician pool ]]> 2017-09-11T15:19:33
Projections of workforce needs all indicate the demand for physicians
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<![CDATA[Dell EMC latest to embrace autism hiring in Central Massachusetts]]> 2017-09-11T14:53:56
Central Massachusetts companies and advocates are working together to
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<![CDATA[Report says Mass. wage growth lags despite strong job market]]> 2017-09-05T09:37:28
The labor force in Massachusetts this year has grown faster than in an
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<![CDATA[Be a social business ]]> 2017-09-04T06:00:00
Social problems, across the street and around the globe, become more p
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2017-09-04T06:00:00
Harrington Physician Services, Mount Wachusett Community College and
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<![CDATA[Businesses are catering to the Sandwich Generation]]> 2017-09-04T06:00:00
Small businesses aren't as beholden to employees thrust into the new t
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<![CDATA[Bike-sharing program coming to Worcester]]> 2017-09-01T11:22:04
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced it help
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<![CDATA[Workers press Baker for metal detectors at mental health facilities]]> 2017-08-30T14:21:28
Workers at inpatient mental health facilities around the state fear th
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2017-08-30T14:21:28 /ARTICLE/20170830/HEALTH/170839990 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20170830/HEALTH/170839990/AR/0/AR-170839990.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[RGGI states emissions reduction agreement]]> 2017-08-25T11:09:03
The nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative consortium has settl
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<![CDATA[Report says link between education and pay strengthens]]> 2017-08-24T10:50:47
Half of the workers who comprise the Massachusetts workforce hold at l
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<![CDATA[ Worcester unemployment ticks up to 4.7%]]> 2017-08-22T10:54:56
The unemployment rate in the Worcester metropolitan area ticked up sli
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2017-08-21T06:00:00
Main Street Bank, Becker College, UniBank and The Training Associates
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