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The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association and its sister organization makeRI will host the third annual Manufacturing Workforce Summit March 9 at Rhode Island College. more
Unions often get a bad name, and justifiably so. Think featherbedding, sweetened pension deals passed on to succeeding generations, not to mention workplace rules that bind an enterprise's hands at a time when flexibility can be the difference … more
The New England Economic Partnership economic forecast, detailed in this week's Op-Ed piece by Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi, predicts that while job growth will occur in Rhode Island over the next few years, it will be uneven across … more
Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent have released a survey – Enter IT RI – to identify the technical and work readiness skillsets that Rhode Island employers are looking for in recent college graduates and entry-level job applicants. more
Wages are still stagnant, yet employers have found something else to help attract and retain employees: health-care benefits. A good insurance plan has become a more vital tool than ever for hiring, according to a recent survey from the Society of Human Resources. more
Two old friends met at a local social gathering and one was struck with how sad and depressed the other was. "You look like your world is about to end," said Jack. With a sad face, Joe replied, "You don't know the half of it. Three … more
Cadence Inc., a contract manufacturer of products for the medical industry, was one of three businesses selected as Employer of Choice Award recipients by the Employers Association of the NorthEast. more
Rhode Island was next to last in the nation for its lack of construction employment growth in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Initial jobless claims in the U.S. continued to hover around four-decade lows last week as the labor market strengthens toward full employment. more
Brian Galvin is co-founder of Providence-based uWurks, a searchable database of hourly workers. The company – launched earlier this year – plans a 2016 national rollout. The website at www.uWurk.com replaces the old system of placing job ads … more
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