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Employment increased in 306 out of the 339 largest counties in September, and Providence was no exception with 1.8 percent growth, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th among states and the District of Columbia for a year-over-year loss of 200 construction jobs in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island was among 29 states which saw their jobless rates drop significantly year over year in March, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
GateHouse Media, owner of the Providence Journal, is offering buyouts to non-union and union employees, Rhode Island Public Radio reported. more
Professors at Brown University make the most in Rhode Island, while those at the New England Institute of Technology make the least, according to a 2013 salary study by the Chronicle of Higher Education. But on average, male professors made 19.4 percent more in compensation than their female Ocean State colleagues. more
The annual revision of labor force statistics conducted recently showed that the number of unemployed residents was overestimated every month in 2014 by an average of 1,830, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
When the U.S. Air Force puts out an expected request for proposals next year for the next generation of jet trainers, Providence-based Textron Inc. hopes to join what is sure to be a crowded field. If it is in the mix, the new Textron AirLand Scorpion jet will be the reason why. more
Swipely has laid off an unspecified number of employees, according to CEO Angus Davis. more
Black Americans typically get a raw deal in the U.S. job market. Judging from the employment report released Friday, though, they’ve recently made some progress in recovering from the 2008 recession. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nominated three new members to the Governor’s Workforce Board. more
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