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More than $554,000 in federal funding has been awarded to help disadvantaged students succeed at the Community College of Rhode Island. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week for the first time in a month, heading back toward the lowest levels in more than a decade and signaling firings remain muted. more
Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
More Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, representing a pause in the pace of labor-market improvement. more
Nelipak Healthcare Packaging will host a job fair at its headquarters next week to fill manufacturing-related positions related to its North American growth. more
Rhode Island earned a grade of D+ for manufacturing industry health on the latest manufacturing and logistics state report card, a slight improvement over last year’s grade of D. more
Job openings unexpectedly increased in May to the highest level on record, a sign the U.S. labor market will keep bolstering the world’s largest economy. more
An increase in June payrolls followed smaller gains in the prior two months, and wages were little changed as U.S. job market reflected a more moderate pace of economic growth. more
Four city restaurants owned and operated by Andrew Mitrelis underpaid 17 servers and kitchen employees, a violation of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. more
Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 346 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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