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During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million in re-employment grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to those receiving unemployment insurance. more
Rhode Island’s third-largest city also is one of the best in the country for women in the workforce. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
WARWICK – General Dynamics Electric Boat expects to greatly expand its workforce in the next several years, including at its Quonset Point facilities, to accommodate production of a new class of … more
Construction employment rose in 190 out of 358 metropolitan areas over the year in December, including in the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw jobs climb 2 percent, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Tuesday. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
The Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island is tapping the state’s job training program, Real Jobs Rhode Island, to try and fill a skills gap in its industry. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for its 0.6 percent construction growth in September compared with September 2015, Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island had the second-highest job growth in New England last year with a 1.8 percent gain, behind only Massachusetts, which reported 2.1 percent growth, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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