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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
PROVIDENCE – State leaders last week launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. "We have moved quickly to create programs to attract and grow business here and jump-start our economy," said Gov. … 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
A web-based employment search firm based in Westbrook, Maine, has upgraded its Rhode Island site, the first of six New England states to get enhanced tools for employers and users engaged in the job search. more
Citizens Financial Group Inc. has consolidated its IT division, which has resulted in the net loss of about 100 Rhode Island jobs. more
Companies added more workers in May than the prior month, a sign U.S. job growth is getting back on track after a slow start to the year, a private payrolls report showed. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey last week announced she has filed draft regulations to implement a new law that will provide nearly 1 million more employees in Massachusetts access to sick leave. The regulations support the Earned … more
Bristol County is the place to grow up in Rhode Island in terms of earning power if you are poor, according to a New York Times article which studied Rhode Island counties to determine how location affects future income. more
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