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The U.S. Department of Justice entered into an interim settlement agreement on Thursday with the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence to resolve violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act that affected roughly 200 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Roger Williams Park Casino hosted a free job fair Tuesday for local residents looking for work, organized in conjunction with Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung. more
A new study has found that senior citizens’ incomes fail to meet a generally accepted threshold for comfortable living in nearly every state, with Rhode Island ranking third worst in the nation, consumer finance website Interest.com announced Monday. more
American employers took on more workers than forecast in May as the world’s largest economy weathered the impact of higher taxes and federal spending cuts. more
More than 20 organizations will share in $2.1 million in state funds earmarked for summer youth work experience programs through the Governor’s Workforce Board and the R.I. Department of Human Services. more
U.S. stock-index futures climbed, indicating a second day of gains for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as investors weighed the Federal Reserve’s stimulus plans after data showed employment increased more than forecast in May and the jobless rate rose. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies are confident demand will be sustained in the face of federal budget cuts and tax increases. more
Companies in the U.S. hired fewer workers than projected in May as federal budget cuts and higher taxes stifled greater improvement in the labor market. more
Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP announced Tuesday that it has expanded its Northeast presence with its newest location in New York City. more
Using alternate measures, Rhode Island’s state unemployment average could be considered 9.8, 10.2, 11 or 16.7 percent, according to a report released Friday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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