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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
The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for July 2016 in Rhode Island was 5.5 percent, unchanged from June 2016 and four-tenths of a percentage point less than a year earlier, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
For the fourth year in a row, Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. LLP has been named one of the best accounting firms to work for by Accounting Today. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, indicating the U.S. job market remains healthy. more
A new round of buyouts is being offered at the Providence Journal. more
Newly signed legislation will promote apprenticeship training beyond mainstream trades like construction and plumbing into nontraditional ventures like manufacturing, information technology, design and management. more
Rhode Island ranks as one of the worst states for families to have a richer life, according to a study released Monday by GOBankingrates.com. more
Rhode Island is the 10th worst state to make a living, according to Forbes. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was little changed last week, holding near four-decade lows that highlight strength in the job market. more
(Updated 4:16 p.m.) An advisory committee of the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Tuesday recommended a package of incentives for GE Digital, the new technology-based division of General Electric Co., which could encourage creation of 300 jobs in Providence. more
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