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The number of information technology professionals employed in Rhode Island is at an all-time high, but advertised jobs are left vacant as employers struggle to find candidates with applicable skills in a fast-evolving industry. 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
To reduce Rhode Island’s status as a “national outlier” regarding its temporary disability insurance and temporary caregiver insurance programs, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is recommending that the General Assembly explore potential reforms to save money. 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
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed an increase in the minimum wage from the existing $9 an hour to $10.10, to help working families and strengthen the state’s middle class, according to a statement from her office. 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
(Updated, Feb. 23, 6:10 p.m.) All has not been well between labor and management at Rhode Island's two largest hospitals in recent weeks, with unions publicly criticizing administration for decisions they say will jeopardize not … more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked second in the nation in the growth of workers with an advanced degree from 2005 to 2013, with a 5.6 percent increase during that period. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
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