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A nationwide survey found that 97 percent of employers will provide a paid day off for all or most employees on Labor Day, Sept. 7, but that 41 percent will require some employees to work the holiday. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest multiple job holder rate in New England in 2014, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Wyoming showed the biggest percentage gain in employment with a 0.9 percent increase, followed by Oklahoma and Rhode Island at 0.7 percent, figures from the Labor Department showed Friday in Washington. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate for July has decreased to 5.8 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point compared with June, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week remained historically low. more
A Maine-based boat builder is adding at least 40 new hires to its Rhode Island workforce this year in an effort to boost boat production capacity at its yacht yards in Portsmouth. more
A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
Job openings in the U.S. decreased in June from the highest level on record as hiring picked up. more
The heyday of worker productivity in the U.S. may have passed. Employee output per hour rose at a 1.3 percent annualized rate from April through June, following declines of 1.1 percent in the first quarter and 2.2 percent in the last three months of 2014, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday in Washington. more
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