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Rhode Island had the highest percentage growth in solar jobs in the country last year at 214 percent, according to The Solar Foundation. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined last week to the lowest level since mid-July, extending a run of applications near decade lows that shows dismissals remain in check. more
The share of workers who wish they were working more but can’t land full-time jobs might remain elevated even as the economy improves, new research suggests. more
Rhode Island’s minimum wage will soon climb 60 cents to $9.60 an hour. more
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that’s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island are among 116 employers recently recognized by WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association, with Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Awards. more
Mending a state pension system on the verge of collapse is a worthy closing act for any politician. Now it’s clear Gina M. Raimondo was only warming up. more
CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 150 employees next month, including 70 at its headquarters here, as part of an operational review, according to a company spokesman. more
A declining 5.1 percent unemployment rate did not keep Rhode Island’s economic momentum from sagging in December, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Brian Galvin is co-founder of Providence-based uWurks, a searchable database of hourly workers. The company – launched earlier this year – plans a 2016 national rollout. The website at www.uWurk.com replaces the old system of placing job ads … more
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