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Rhode Island’s minimum wage is actually $9.17 per hour, not $9, when adjusted for cost of living, according to The Washington Post. more
GateHouse Media, owner of the Providence Journal, is offering buyouts to non-union and union employees, Rhode Island Public Radio reported. more
The annual revision of labor force statistics conducted recently showed that the number of unemployed residents was overestimated every month in 2014 by an average of 1,830, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
The New England jobless rate dropped 1.1 percentage points year over year in September to 4.6 percent. The rate was unchanged from August, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. more
The 2016 unemployment insurance taxable wage base will be $22,000 for most employers in Rhode Island, an increase of $800, the state Department of Labor and Training said this week. 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
Job seekers here lead the nation when it comes to employment searches on Indeed.com, a career website. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased again, fueled by growth in building permits and fewer jobless claims. more
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