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Federal grants totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have been awarded to 10 communities to help assisted housing residents find work and access job training. more
Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Median household incomes in Rhode Island sank last year by more than $1,000 to $54,891, according to newly released census data, in line with a national trend of stagnant wages. In Rhode Island, the median income for households has hovered … more
The recent Rhode Island Manufacturing Week trumpeted an industry that last year added 700 jobs – the first job growth in seven years. That's great news, though it could be even better if local manufacturers could lure more prospective … more
Corporations are looking more closely at how well nonprofits are managed before deciding whether and how much to donate. This is a growing trend we see in our accounting, tax and consulting work for nonprofits across the country. Companies want to … more
Job openings in the U.S. decreased in June from the highest level on record as hiring picked up. more
A survey from Robert Half Technology discovered that most people find technology careers attractive due to salary potential, job opportunities and the ability to be innovative. 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
Rhode Island’s minimum wage is actually $9.17 per hour, not $9, when adjusted for cost of living, according to The Washington Post. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
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