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'Mission is far from over' as CEI marks 40th anniversary

James McCarthy |

The seeds of community economic development sown by CEI since its founding 40 years ago by Ron Phillips have multiplied hundredfold, with more than 2,700 businesses financed, almost 38,000 full-time...

WalletHub: Maine is top market for new nursing graduates

Staff |

Maine is the best of the 50 states for new nursing graduates who are just starting their profession, according to the personal-finance website WalletHut’s “2018’s Best and Worst...

Mid Coast Hospital is first in Maine to prescribe Suboxone in ER

Staff |

In a new initiative to help people overcome opioid addiction, Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick is the first hospital in Maine to begin prescribing Suboxone in its emergency department.

Maine lawsuit alleges national trucking firm's employment screenings violated ADA

Staff |

A lawsuit filed Monday in Portland alleges that an Iowa-based national trucking firm violated federal law by using a pre-employment “back assessment” to screen out and reject job...

Walmart sued over Augusta employee's disability discrimination claim

Staff |

Walmart Inc. violated federal law by failing to reassign a long-term employee after she became disabled while working at one of its stores in Augusta, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

The problem isn't so much conflict, as it is knowing how to deal with it constructively

Arthur Fink, Arthur Fink Consulting |

Q. What to do when conflict shows its ugly face?

How to: Evaluate an Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Bill Haskell |

As business owners consider transition and liquidity options, there are typically three choices: sell to a strategic buyer, a financial buyer or an employee-management group.

Employers and employees testify on Portland sick-leave proposal

Portland city councilors heard strong testimony Wednesday supporting and opposing a proposal that would require businesses in the city to give all of their full-time, part-time and seasonal employees...

Maine jobless rate falls to 2.7% in March

Staff |

The Maine unemployment rate fell to 2.7% in March, according to preliminary estimates released on Friday.

How to: Comply with Department of Labor's 7 rules for internships

Dawn Harmon |

Internships: To pay or not to pay? As summer approaches, employers across the state will begin to receive resumes from students seeking practical work experience through internships.