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Employers in April added the fewest number of workers in seven months and the U.S. jobless rate held steady as subdued economic growth prompted a more moderate rate of hiring. more
For 30 years Providence Business News has been chronicling the local business community's efforts to build and sustain a strong economy. Education is a, if not the, key factor in that effort. Business leaders know that for Rhode Island to … more
Then-General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, then-Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and the General Assembly did a difficult and courageous thing in 2011 when they faced the state's pension crisis head on. Would that someone would step forward to tackle a … more
An interesting thing happened as manufacturing continued its steady decline in Rhode Island. By mid-2013, the number of people employed in manufacturing began to rise, according to statistics tallied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. … more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in April in 269 of 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, which saw its rate fall a full percentage point to 4.8 percent. more
Georgia is the best state to be a doctor, and Rhode Island ranks 29th, according to a report released this week from Zippia, a career resource site. more
Tangible results of the 2010 Affordable Care Act in Rhode Island – health insurance for tens of thousands of additional people and strengthening of improvements in medical care – combined with … more
Faced with the challenge of addressing rising costs that threaten the quality of patient care, members of the health care community gathered at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Feb. 16 for the annual Health Care Summit hosted by Providence … more
Dwayne Gibson is 43, but has the work experience – five years – of someone much younger. That's because the Providence native served more than 13 years in the federal corrections system on charges of selling crack cocaine. "You … more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area saw its annual labor productivity grow 1.54 percent from 1978 to 2015, according to a study released recently by The Brookings Institution. more
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