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Rhode Island lost 500 construction jobs in June compared with the previous month, a decline of 2.9 percent that ranked the state 49th in the country for highest percentage of construction jobs gained month over month, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Friday. more
The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Rhode Island’s economy grew at a slower rate than that of the United States in 2013, despite an improving employment picture, according to a small business profile that the Office of Advocacy within the U.S. Small Business Administration released recently for all 50 states. more
Rhode Island ranked 25th for its 3.7 percent growth in construction employment in January compared with January 2014, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area had the largest unemployment rate decrease out of 48 metropolitan areas in the country with 1 million or more people in December at 2.9 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th among all states and the District of Columbia in terms of construction employment growth in December, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
A University of Rhode Island engineering professor has conducted seismic tests on the Gainer Memorial Dam at the Scituate Reservoir to determine its vulnerability to earthquakes. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council has released a preliminary analysis of the state’s career and technical education system, identifying three areas for the state’s new Career and Technical Board of Trustees to discuss – funding, alignment and employer involvement. more
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