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Cox Communications said Wednesday it would cut as many as 234 jobs from its residential customer service call center in West Warwick, potentially reducing the size of its workforce in Rhode Island by about 20 percent. more
The Wheaton College Board of Trustees has appointed Babson College Provost Dennis Hanno as Wheaton’s new president, effective July 15. more
Fitch Ratings affirmed its “AA” rating and stable outlook on Rhode Island in light of last week’s announcement that a settlement reached between the state and public employee unions on pension reform would increase Rhode Island’s unfunded pension liability by $232 million. more
FM Global is creating 36 new jobs in information technology at its corporate offices here, the company said in a press release Wednesday, among more than 300 hires made in Rhode Island in the last five years. more
When Robin McLane’s generation hit public schools in the 1950s, there were never enough classrooms or teachers to accommodate the bulge, she said. So she’s not surprised about the latest shock that boomers are delivering to the U.S. economy. more
Payrolls in the U.S. rose less than projected in January as retailers cut back after the holidays and government hiring fell. The unemployment rate unexpectedly declined to 6.6 percent. more
The productivity of U.S. workers rose more than projected in the fourth quarter as the world’s largest economy expanded, helping to restrain labor costs. more
The unemployment rate in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area rose to 9.2 percent in December, non-seasonally adjusted, from 8.6 percent a month earlier, as the size of the labor force shrank five-tenths of a percent to 687,600 from 698,300, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Wednesday. more
President Barack Obama is offering more Americans the chance to put away money for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts. more
Providence is among seven U.S. cities hiring aggressively in the top 10 most desirable “flexible” career fields, FlexJobs.com reported Thursday. more
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