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An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime starting Dec. 1 was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas. more
An exit poll conducted by Roger Williams University students found Rhode Island voters on Tuesday were most concerned about the economy, climate change and national security among a selection of national issues. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
Workplace stress always, almost always or very often impacts nearly 30 percent of employees who responded to a national survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, the AHA–Southern New England reported. more
The Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island is tapping the state’s job training program, Real Jobs Rhode Island, to try and fill a skills gap in its industry. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for its 0.6 percent construction growth in September compared with September 2015, Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
There are 552 unclaimed pensions in Rhode Island, totaling more than $5 million, according to American Advisors Group Inc. more
Is your company more likely to promote a current employee than hire a new employee? Yes – 90.9% No – 9.1% Is there a clear promotional path in your company? Yes – 45.5% No … more
For those thinking that the finalized reforms to the state-worker pension system took care of all its issues, think again. The outstanding problem is the fund's assumed rate of return. At the moment it is 7.5 percent. And with the reforms, … more
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