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Rhode Island’s December unemployment rate of 9.1 percent ranked as the highest unemployment rate in the country for the second month in a row, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. more
Payrolls in the U.S. rose less than projected in January as retailers cut back after the holidays and government hiring fell. The unemployment rate unexpectedly declined to 6.6 percent. more
The unemployment rate for New England declined 0.2 percentage points in November to a seasonally adjusted 6.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Thursday. more
Fidelity Investments will lay off 460 employees in Kentucky and Texas over the next 12 to 18 months following the outsourcing of the company’s printing and mailing operations. more
A $701,363 federal grant received by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will enable the state agency to expand its career services programs to the unemployed. more
An analysis of Rhode Island’s tax data, released Tuesday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, shows more growth in the state’s private-sector employment during the second quarter of 2013 than was originally estimated. more
Rhode Island was the only U.S. state to report a decline in middle-wage jobs between 2010 and 2013, according to a new study by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International released Thursday. more
The surprise ouster of charismatic CEO Giovanni Feroce in March was the start of a larger, organizationwide shakeup at Alex and Ani LLC than company leaders have acknowledged, according to former employees. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate declined again in July to 7.7 percent, a slight drop compared with June but down almost 2 percentage points year over year, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
With the drop of Rhode Island’s unemployment rate in July to 7.7 percent, the state no longer claimed the highest jobless rate in the country for the first time since October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Monday. more
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