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PAWTUCKET – Today's police officer isn't scrambling for extra hours working details at traffic and construction sites, according to city officials. The Pawtucket City Council's finance subcommittee in early August approved a new one-year … more
I'm guessing this won't come as a surprise: Your staff is key to the success of your business. Without the right people in place throughout your organization, no marketing initiative will achieve its desired return on investment. According … more
Business speaks with its spending habits, and based on the results of Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey, Rhode Island businesses are talking an optimistic game. For the first time in its eight-year history, the majority … more
Three pieces of economic data released Thursday are good signs for the U.S. economy. more
A new pharmacy residency program has begun at Kent Hospital. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in a listing of all 50 states based on overall economic performance released Monday by Governing, a Washington, D.C.-based media platform that covers politics, policy and management for state and local leaders. more
What a job looks like has changed for many people since the recession. In general, things are looking up: Both unemployment and jobless claims are falling. But a good chunk of job creation has come at the highest and lowest ends of the spectrum, a trend that has only recently started to change with gains for middle-wage earners. more
Rhode Island was one of 11 states that lost construction jobs over the year in July. It experienced a decline of 0.6 percent, or 100 jobs, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate in July at 5.5 percent was higher than the national unemployment rate of 4.9 percent, and was the second-highest in New England behind Connecticut, which had a rate of 5.7 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for July 2016 in Rhode Island was 5.5 percent, unchanged from June 2016 and four-tenths of a percentage point less than a year earlier, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
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