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Nine Providence Journal employees, including seven in editorial and two in advertising, have expressed interest in buyouts. 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
“Joe six-pack gets a raise,” proclaim Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists Emanuella Enenajor and Lisa Berlin, commenting on the biggest source of upward pressure on U.S. wages in 2016. 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
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