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FALL RIVER – The help-wanted sign hasn't been raised at the Amazon.com facility yet, but that day is getting closer, according to The Herald News. The Fall River Career Center has been accepting names of individuals who want to work at … more
PROVIDENCE – Fall River's 8 percent jobless rate in December was the highest in the Providence metro area, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Warwick had the lowest at 4.1 percent, followed by Cranston at 4.8 percent. … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza earlier this month said 2016 would yield the busiest construction season seen in decades and people could again expect to see "cranes in the sky and workers on the job." There may be more hope than certainty … more
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean … more
The state’s economy was “stuck in neutral” in the second quarter, according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
The West Greenwich offices of Amgen Inc. may have a more genuine core of employee satisfaction than other businesses, just based on what it does. The Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based company makes medications that help people feel better. The … more
Rhode Island employers who have spent years creating compensation policies are grappling with a new federal regulation that greatly expands the range of salaried employees who can earn overtime. Under an administrative rule announced … more
The U.S. is running out of available workers and that means employees are getting paid more. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement in principle on a new labor contract, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after a 44-day strike. more
In the last year, more and more companies have started offering their employees cash to pay off student loans as part of benefits packages. more
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