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Rhode Island had the largest decline in its jobless rate in October among the New England states, but still had the highest unemployment rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday. more
Corporate executives and general counsels in the region are invited to attend a cybersecurity tabletop exercise intended as professional development at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Can minimum wages improve productivity and innovation over the long run? Usually, it's detractors of the minimum wage who talk about the long term. Minimum-wage hikes tend to have only small or negligible effects on employment levels, but … more
The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of … more
A revision to the U.S. Department of Labor regulations is expected to result in over 5 million more employees soon being entitled to overtime pay. More specifically, the DOL's proposed rule change will revise current law by requiring that an … more
In his forecast for Rhode Island's economy, Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi cuts right to the chase: "Rhode Island's economy has sustained its recovery, but it also displays troubling signs," he said. His report, … more
I have written seven best-selling business books, and the title of each of them could have been "Prepare to Win." My publishers never thought that was a catchy-enough title to help sell books, particularly business books, so I went with … more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continued its slow, downward slide, dipping to 5.3 percent in October, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation last week released a 10-year transportation vision for the state. The plan, based on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's RhodeWorks proposal, positions Rhode Island to become the third state in the … more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more
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