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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
We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
Job openings climbed in January, pointing to sustained gains in the U.S. labor market after the best year of hiring since 1999. more
Warwick again had the lowest unemployment rate among select cities in Rhode Island at 6.1 percent in February, according to data released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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