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The Rhode Island unemployment rate for January dropped by a tenth of a percentage point to 5.3 percent compared with December, even as the number of jobs in the state fell, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
General Electric Co. is on track to triple the size of its software business by 2020, which is one of the reasons why it is opening a GE Digital office at 10 Dorrance St. more
Massachusetts may be the most innovative state, but Rhode Island is not too far behind. Rhode Island ranked 13th on a list of the leading technology states from the Massachusetts Innovation Economy’s annual index, and 14th on on the Bloomberg State Innovation Index. more
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island and its affiliate, Visiting Nurse Home Care, will hold a job fair today from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Providence Marriott Downtown at 1 Orms St. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
Bank of America Corp. is cutting dozens of jobs across the firm’s trading and banking divisions after CEO Brian Moynihan pledged to trim expenses amid a decline in trading revenue, according to two people with knowledge of the plans. more
Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the congressional delegation. more
The number of Americans who applied last week for unemployment benefits rose to a level that’s still consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
Jobless claims in the U.S. fell to 278,000 in the week ended Jan. 23, from 294,000 in the prior period, a report from the Labor Department showed on Thursday in Washington. more
(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
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