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Employer costs for employee compensation in March were higher in New England than any other geographic region in the country, according to data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released this week. more
Jobless claims increased more than expected last week, reflecting a jump in California that otherwise masked steady progress in the U.S. labor market. more
With Father’s Day this weekend, Rhode Island has been named the 16th best state for working dads. more
In the wake of last week’s announcement that the General Electric Co. would open a new technology center in Providence, city, state and congressional officials on Monday gathered at the Statehouse to welcome company executives to the state. more
Confidence among American consumers in June eased from an almost one-year high as favorable views about personal finances were offset by concerns about the economy’s prospects. more
When General Electric Co. in 2015 announced plans to move out of its longtime Connecticut headquarters, many were surprised when Rhode Island was named as a possible new location. more
First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week and the number of Americans already receiving benefits tumbled to an almost 16-year low, consistent with a healthy labor market. more
(Updated 12:12 and 12:37 p.m.) General Electric Co. plans to open a new GE Digital information technology center, which will bring “hundreds” of new technology jobs to Providence, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
Carousel Industries of North America Inc. plans to acquire Atrion Inc., a move expected to create what one of the CEOs said will be the largest information technology company in the state and one of the largest in the country. more
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