Updated January 29 at 9:29am
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Reform is coming to 10 career and tech centers in Rhode Island following recent changes to state law designed to modernize the programs and better connect them to local job opportunities. Educators say they are already collaborating more with the business community, though they want to see local control maintained. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said the central bank should act to bring down “stubbornly, and unacceptably, high” joblessness that’s been stuck near 9 percent or above since April 2009. more
The outlook for the Massachusetts economy is “strongly positive,” thanks to the improving national economy and falling gasoline prices, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
Fewer Americans are being fired and productivity is showing signs of life, pointing to an improving job market that is helping boost consumer confidence. more
U.S. stocks were little changed on the last trading day of a year that capped the biggest bull market since the 1990s. more
Christine Cunneen, of Hire Image LLC, was named 2014-15 chair of the board of directors of the National Association of Background Screeners. Cunneen began her career as a CPA for major companies, such as Barnes and Noble and ING. While she was pursuing her MBA, she had an accounting client for an investigative company. The company had noticed a demand for employment screening and Cunneen’s business proposal landed her a position as CEO to lead the employment-screening market. She later became the co-founder of Hire Image LLC, a nationwide background screening, employment-verification and drug-testing company. more
Locke Lord LLP and Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP have approved the merger of their law firms, creating Locke Lord Edwards effective Jan. 10. more
Citing more than a decade of continual enrollment increases, the University of Rhode Island said Thursday it plans to spend $5.3 million to hire 55 new faculty over the next four years. more
The U.S. economic expansion, now in its sixth year, shows no sign of flagging as home sales climb, factories pump out more goods and the labor market strengthens. more
Rhode Island employers expect to hire at “a respectable pace” in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, released this week by ManpowerGroup. more
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