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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of persistent strength in the job market. more
BOSTON – The biggest hurdle to the state's economic growth isn't a slowing Chinese economy, collapsing oil prices, or gyrating financial markets. It's your graying co-worker. The long-predicted wave of baby boomer retirements – delayed … more
Are the initial jobless claims data as useful a tool as they once were in determining the degree of labor slack in the economy? Certainly, today’s very low levels are cited as one of the key proxies -- along with the unemployment rate -- that raises concerns about the tightening labor market and the potential for wage inflation. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m.) Textron Inc. plans to restructure and align its businesses through employee reductions and facility consolidations, but no changes are planned for the company’s headquarters in Providence, a spokesman said Wednesday. more
The Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies announced Monday that it has come together with Unified Solutions to house a partnership incubator in its new Providence campus at One Empire Plaza. more
In September, Case Snow Management announced it would be hiring 500 seasonal employees as the winter approaches. Openings included operations managers, administrative staff, field managers and equipment operators – most to battle the … 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
Rhode Island ranked 48th nationally – or third worst in the nation – for jobs and opportunity in March, according to a new study released Thursday by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. more
Outreach efforts by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Department of Corrections director A.T. Wall have led to “Road Map to Reentry: Community Workforce Development,” a summit geared toward educating Rhode Island business owners, employers and hiring managers about the financial incentives and benefits of hiring ex-offenders. more
Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million in re-employment grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to those receiving unemployment insurance. more
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