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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
The benefits of the U.S. recovery that began more than five years ago are flowing downward. more
Federal Reserve policy makers are missing a key element as they assess the health of the labor market: data that includes whether those who are employed are overqualified for their job or would like to work more hours. more
Rhode Island ranked 14th in the nation for five-year growth of total workers’ compensation benefits paid (including both cash and medical benefits), according to research by the National Academy of Social Insurance. more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast last week, representing a pause from a recent run of readings close to a 14-year low. more
Companies in the U.S. added 208,000 workers in November, indicating steady progress in the labor market, a private payrolls report showed. more
Fewer than 300,000 American workers filed applications for unemployment benefits for the sixth consecutive week, pointing to labor-market strength even as hiring cooled last month. more
The fewest Americans in nine weeks filed applications for unemployment benefits, a sign of further strength in the labor market that will continue to support the U.S. expansion. more
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