Updated December 7 at 1:07pm
Manufacturing
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America’s service industries expanded in August at the weakest pace in six years, joining manufacturers in an abrupt slowdown that may signal waning optimism about the economy. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
The antibacterial ingredients found in many hand soaps will be banned from sale in the U.S. under a new Food and Drug Administration rule meant to curb unintended effects, such as bacterial resistance or affecting hormone levels. more
When Andrew Cortes became an apprentice carpenter at 17, he had never swung a hammer before. He's now director of Apprenticeship Rhode Island, a $5 million nonprofit partnership between the R.I. Department of Labor and Training and The … more
Manufacturing in the U.S. unexpectedly contracted in August for the first time in six months amid slumping orders and production that raise concern of renewed industrial weakness. more
Walt Disney Co. is unveiling toys tied to its December release “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” with an assortment of fan-made films to stoke enthusiasm for action figures and collectibles that have become a major part of the toy industry’s sales. more
Millennials might not be taking home large pay checks right now, but eventually they will be, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts have a list of stocks that investors should buy in preparation for that day. more
Companies added workers to U.S. payrolls in August in line with projections, contributing to signs of a steady labor market, data from ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees. more
Duro Textiles LLC plans to close its manufacturing facilities and permanently lay off its workforce in mid-October, according to a notice sent to the state’s Division of Career Services. more
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