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As of Wednesday, Jan. 1, Rhode Island workers will have access to four weeks per year of job-protected leave to care for a new child or tend to a seriously ill relative. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has received an additional $500,000 National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to assist with the continuation of cleanup and recovery efforts resulting from Hurricane Sandy. more
A star salesman’s or software developer’s defection from one company to a rival can trigger rumor and intrigue worthy of a spy novel. more
Cox Communications said Wednesday it would cut as many as 234 jobs from its residential customer service call center in West Warwick, potentially reducing the size of its workforce in Rhode Island by about 20 percent. more
Retail sales rose in July for a fourth consecutive month, showing American households are regaining momentum as employment climbs. more
Tech Collective celebrated the graduation of its inaugural IT On Demand trainees at a Dec. 20 event held at the Crown Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
The EB-5 program, a U.S. immigration initiative that awards green cards to foreigners who invest in American companies, has seen unprecedented success since its inception in 1990. In just 23 years, this program has created approximately 49,000 jobs and attracted more than $2.4 billion in direct foreign investment. Unfortunately, not a single one of these jobs – and not a single dollar of investment – has come to Rhode Island, and that has to change. more
The publicly congenial competition between Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind and Massachusetts’ Cape Wind to launch the first U.S. offshore wind farm and attract spinoffs is intensifying as both energy companies flaunt contracts for the production of wind turbines. more
Summer is here, temperatures are heating up, and teens are getting ready for that quintessential rite of passage: the summer job. It used to be that teens could expect to find a summer job as quickly as pop-up summer showers appear in Florida. more
Construction employment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area rose 5 percent in December compared with the same period last year, adding 900 jobs for a total of 19,100 jobs, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday. more
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