Businesses http://ripr.org en RI to Increase State Workforce Diversity http://ripr.org/post/ri-increase-state-workforce-diversity <p>Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed an executive order aimed at increasing the number of minorities in the state workforce.&nbsp; It’s the fulfillment of a pledge he made in his “state of the state” speech back in January.&nbsp; Chafee said it’s important for the state workforce to reflect Rhode Island’s changing demographics.</p><p><em>“I think America always has just been evolving, and this is just another ramification, it’s nothing really new it’s just more people of color of other nationalities.”</em></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 20:19:48 +0000 Don Borman 14962 at http://ripr.org