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Rhode Island’s capital city ranked last in a survey of the best and worst cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 263rd out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its lack of construction job growth in June, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
A malfunctioning mail-sorting machine caused social security numbers of as many as 832 unemployment insurance customers to be misdirected and sent to the wrong employers or customers. more
Two separate plea agreements for cases involving unemployment insurance benefits fraud have been reached, restoring nearly $36,000 for the state in restitution, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
The Quonset Business Park now employs more than 10,000 people, a milestone celebrated on Monday at the former naval air station by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and other state and congressional leaders. more
Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 346 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area lost 800 construction jobs in May, a 4 percent decline year over year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Quonset Development Corporation is launching a new radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com, an online initiative to make job seekers aware of positions in the Quonset Business Park and Port of Davisville. more
Leonard Lardaro said Rhode Island’s economy showed more strength in June, and appears to be transitioning to a more rapid rate of economic growth. more
A nationwide survey found that 97 percent of employers will provide a paid day off for all or most employees on Labor Day, Sept. 7, but that 41 percent will require some employees to work the holiday. more
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