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PROVIDENCE – A printing issue is to blame for hundreds of retired city employees' Social Security numbers mistakenly being mailed to unrelated retirees, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported March 6. City Communications Director Emily Crowell said the … more
An R.I. Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by a group of retirees against Providence over cutbacks made to retirement benefits in 2011. more
1 How would you describe business activity in northern Rhode Island in 2016? Pretty active. Here are just a few examples: Citizens Bank decided it would [consolidate] its Rhode Island [operations center] to Johnston; the federal government … more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
Much has been written about the rise of the gig economy, sharing economy, on-demand economy, 1099 economy, freelancer economy or whatever you prefer to call it. more
The United Nurses and Allied Professionals of Rhode Island Hospital Education Fund, known as Stepping Up, will host a workforce development summit at Rhode Island Foundation, 1 Union Station, on April 14 from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Key guests include members of public and private postsecondary education, the Governor's Workforce Board, Department of Labor and Training and leaders in the health care industry. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in March for the fourth consecutive month, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Rhode Island must learn to "punch above its weight," or so say many who talk about economic development efforts in the Ocean State. If there is one piece of the state's economy that is doing that already, it's the health care sector. Based … more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 23rd in the nation for 13 percent construction job growth year over year in March, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
1 You are Rhode Island's Small Business Person of the Year and in the running for the national honor. Why do you think you earned the recognition? I think our story is typical of how so many small businesses have fought hard to prosper the … more
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