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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
Another day, another list that shows the Ocean State at the wrong end. Chief Executive magazine, in its 12th annual study of the best and worst states for business, placed Rhode Island 41st, or 10th worst on the list. That’s a drop from last year’s ranking, when the Ocean State placed 37th. more
Providence is not the best place to start a career, according to the latest study by WalletHub. 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
Rhode Island residents who are 65 and older have a median annual income that’s 56 percent of the median annual income earned by the state’s 45-64 year-olds, the ninth-largest gap in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. more
A recent report from CBRE, a real estate services firm, which analyzed U.S. tech employment over the past five years, listed the top 50 technology markets in the United States, but Providence was not one of them. more
Massachusetts, according to the latest economic report by MassBenchmarks, is “experiencing good economic fortunes in an environment characterized by worrisome global conditions.” 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
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