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Factories expanded in March at the slowest pace since May 2013, a sign struggling overseas economies and cutbacks among oil producers are hindering U.S. manufacturing. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as improved weather conditions ushered in labor-market stabilization. more
Warwick again had the lowest unemployment rate among select cities in Rhode Island at 6.1 percent in February, according to data released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island was among 29 states which saw their jobless rates drop significantly year over year in March, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nominated three new members to the Governor’s Workforce Board. more
A web-based employment search firm based in Westbrook, Maine, has upgraded its Rhode Island site, the first of six New England states to get enhanced tools for employers and users engaged in the job search. more
The state Department of Labor and Training is soliciting planning grant proposals for Real Jobs RI, which focuses on employers’ needs and is part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s jobs plan to jumpstart the Rhode Island economy. more
Consumer confidence climbed last week to a seven-year high as cheaper gasoline and traction in the labor market boosted Americans’ views of the buying climate and economy. more
Richard I. Gouse, president of the New England Institute of Technology for the past 43 years, is leading a new phase of growth at the commuter-based school to accommodate residential students. more
Companies added more workers than forecast in December, indicating the U.S. job market was sustaining strength as 2014 drew to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
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