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Patrick administration gets funds for advanced manufacturing talent pipeline

Building on the Patrick Administration’s historic commitment to strengthening the advanced manufacturing industry in Massachusetts, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki joined Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rachel Kaprielian and State Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg to announce nearly ...

BU prof champions hospitality administration career potential

The Boston University School of Hospitality Administration has a major asset in Assistant Professor Erinn Tucker, who is teaching her students that hospitality experience opens doors well beyond just working at a hotel or restaurant, and that they can play ...

In shift, Fannie Mae agrees to sell foreclosures back to former owners

In a policy change that could have profound implications for struggling homeowners, the nation’s largest mortgage holders, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, have agreed to allow homeowners who have lost their homes to foreclosure to buy their properties back at ...

Mass. Health Connector helping small businesses

The federal Small Business Health Options Program, known as SHOP, is set up to help companies with 50 or fewer workers get better deals for employee health coverage, under the requirements of The Affordable Care Act. Setting up an online ...

Hub fast food workers join national protest for wages

Massachusetts restaurant workers and living wage advocates took to the streets in protest late last week in the national Fight for $15 campaign, joining protesters in almost 200 cities across the United States — this despite Massachusetts already passing one ...

Nandhavan takes reins at Boston Asian business group

Jesse Nandhavan, the new president and CEO of the Boston chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals, knows he has a big task in front of him as he inherits a group that is facing a changing Asian-American ...

Entrepreneur Joanne Chang leaves career in business consulting to start successful Flour Bakery

One-time management consultant and math major Joanne Chang has turned her dream of opening her own bakery into a successful growing business, with four very popular Flour Bakery & Café locations around Boston.

William Julius Wilson sees jobs as key to black progress

Civil rights and social policy expert William Julius Wilson does not pull punches when it comes to discussing the problems that face communities of color in today’s world — and at Boston University’s recent event examining The Civil Rights Act ...

A Sweet Place Bakery planning expansion with new Dudley location

A Sweet Place founder Beverly Hilaire ditched her profitable Fields Corner location in the hopes of securing a larger space in Dudley Square.

Operator sought for Roxbury Innovation Center

Mayor Martin Walsh announced last week that the City of Boston has released a Request for Proposal to operate the Roxbury Innovation Center that will be housed in the new Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Dudley Square. The RFP ...

Business owners hoping Baker will continue gains

Massachusetts business owners and business and organizations that support them are already at work planning a pro-business agenda for the incoming administration of Governor-elect Charlie Baker.

Hearing to address lax bank regulations after ProPublica story reveals secret recordings

Federal Reserve Bank of NY employee secretly recorded hours of meetings with colleagues at New York Fed and executives from Goldman Sachs as she examined Goldman’s policies.

Health corps gives students hands-on work experience

Partners HealthCare teams up with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to develop the future health care workforce

Report disputes ‘brain drain’ phenomenon

While some business leaders say Boston is losing college graduates to other cities, a new report shows the city retains a better educated workforce than most U.S. cities

NAACP’s Lean In series inspires young professionals

Volunteers with the NAACP Boston Branch hoped to inspire young professional women with the Lean In Series.

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