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Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
PROVIDENCE – Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. The workforce-training partnerships, available through the state Department of Labor and Training, span more than 10 sectors; … more
Can minimum wages improve productivity and innovation over the long run? Usually, it's detractors of the minimum wage who talk about the long term. Minimum-wage hikes tend to have only small or negligible effects on employment levels, but … more
The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of … more
A revision to the U.S. Department of Labor regulations is expected to result in over 5 million more employees soon being entitled to overtime pay. More specifically, the DOL's proposed rule change will revise current law by requiring that an … more
Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four- decade low that shows a resilient labor market. more
The 2016 unemployment insurance taxable wage base will be $22,000 for most employers in Rhode Island, an increase of $800, the state Department of Labor and Training said this week. more
Corporate executives and general counsels in the region are invited to attend a cybersecurity tabletop exercise intended as professional development at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the congressional delegation. more
For quite a while, the drop in Rhode Island's jobless rate was driven not as much by an improving economy, but rather by fewer people looking for work. The decline in that number shrank the size of the labor force, the denominator in the equation … more
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