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When General Electric Co. in 2015 announced plans to move out of its longtime Connecticut headquarters, many were surprised when Rhode Island was named as a possible new location. more
For Rep. John "Jay" G. Edwards, D-Tiverton, it's a story of what's fair, in attempting to corral what he considers "the wild, wild West" of unregulated transportation network companies. TNCs, such as popular, app-based Uber and Lyft, break … more
Rhode Island manufacturers are invited to a Design Thinking Forum on Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Rhode Island School of Design. more
First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
An interesting thing happened as manufacturing continued its steady decline in Rhode Island. By mid-2013, the number of people employed in manufacturing began to rise, according to statistics tallied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. … more
The state of Rhode Island, small in population and size, carries an outsized political reputation. Specifically, it has struggled to move past a history of political corruption and poor choices in economic development. But Rhode Islanders … more
The theme of Providence Business News' 25th Anniversary story on the region's health care scene was change, and that lens is still the one to use when reviewing the trends in Rhode Island and its environs. Relatively recent changes – creating … more
(Updated 12:12 and 12:37 p.m.) General Electric Co. plans to open a new GE Digital information technology center, which will bring “hundreds” of new technology jobs to Providence, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
(Updated 3:36 p.m.) Patrick Marr will become chief of staff for the Rhode Island Treasury on June 15, replacing Jeff Padwa, who is returning to the private sector. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
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