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.
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather …
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A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again.
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.
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications.
Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities …
A revision to the U.S. Department of Labor regulations is expected to result in over 5 million more employees soon being entitled to overtime pay. More specifically, the DOL's proposed rule change will revise current law by requiring that an …
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