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A new study by Arizona State University ranks Rhode Island 28th in the country for year-over-year job growth, based on an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. In terms of specific industries, Rhode Island made its best showing for manufacturing-job growth. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has announced the formation of her innaugural committee, made up of elected officials, as well as community, labor and business leaders. more
Rhode Island placed No. 10 in a study that ranked the 10 U.S. states with the highest percentage of top-rated 401(k) retirement plans. more
Lawmakers, educators, business leaders, and state and federal officials will gather on Monday to discuss workforce development and career and technical education at the R.I. Senate’s annual Economic Summit. more
Rhode Island added 1,200 more jobs than first reported for the second quarter of the year, according to revised figures put out by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday afternoon. more
Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s bioscience and information technology industry association will host a Bioscience Industry Skills Gap Forum on Wednesday, March 26 from 8:30 to … more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched downward in January to 9.2 percent, the lowest rate since November 2008, according to the latest monthly report from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. The state’s civilian labor force totaled 550,300 in January, up 200 from December 2013 but down 9,700 from January 2013. more
Employers in the U.S. are taking longer to fill job openings, a sign that the labor market is tightening as companies compete for talented workers. more
Information technology professionals concerned about the shortage of skilled computer science employees in the Rhode Island workforce are taking action to fill the void. more
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