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Benefits paid for workers’ compensation increased in Rhode Island and much of the nation, but fell in Massachusetts in 2011, according to a report by the National Academy of Social Insurance. more
The Business Workforce Center at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will host an event next week to hire up to 75 customer service representatives for the state’s new health care exchange, the department announced Friday. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, the office of Mayor Angel Taveras announced Wednesday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee Wednesday signed legislation to create an additional enterprise zone in Pawtucket, providing tax incentives to companies in the zone for hiring local workers. more
Total compensation costs, as well as wage and salary costs, for private industry New England workers increased in the three-month and 12-month periods ending in June 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment cost index, released Wednesday. more
The Providence metropolitan ranked No. 23 in the United States for job satisfaction on career review website Glassdoor.com’s employment satisfaction report card. more
Rhode Island’s three month average unemployment rate of 8.9 percent disqualifies the state from receiving the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program’s fourth tier of extended unemployment insurance benefits more
Workers in the Providence metro area earned an hourly wage about 3 percent more than the national average in May 2012 — $22.76 in comparison with the national $22.01 — the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced in an annual report on occupational employment statistics in Providence. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate was unchanged in June at 8.9 percent after an increase of 0.1 percentage points in May broke 10 consecutive months of declines, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job. more
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