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Beyond financial incentives, the pitch that Rhode Island made for the General Electric headquarters emphasized the relative affordability of the Ocean State. more
The productivity of American workers unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter, consistent with lackluster efficiency that’s characterized the economic expansion. more
A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
Providence County ranked 235th out of 342 largest U.S. counties for its 1.5 percent increase in employment from December 2014 to December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said recently. more
The state’s economy was “stuck in neutral” in the second quarter, according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
The U.S. is running out of available workers and that means employees are getting paid more. more
Andrew Cortés has been appointed chairman of the national Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said this week. more
Employment jumped in July for a second month and wages climbed, pointing to renewed vigor in the U.S. labor market that will sustain consumer spending into the second half of the year. more
Rhode Island received a grade of B+ for enacting workplace policies that support new parents, according to the report Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Expecting and New Parents. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
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