Updated February 12 at 1:12pm
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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
The robots are not taking our jobs. Yet. There are few if any signs of this occurring. If robots were replacing us, we’d see significant increases in productivity, but productivity growth is slow everywhere in the world right now. more
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Renaissance Providence Hotel workers voted to join Unite Here Local 217 on Thursday, with 23 in favor and 17 opposed. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of persistent strength in the job market. more
Care New England is holding an event to honor its employees who have served in the United States military. more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. more
(Updated 12:01 p.m.) The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs. more
For the second month in a row, Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator has increased. more
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