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For the second time in a month, Charles A. Watson, assistant director of diversity at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, has been recognized for his work to help students, especially those of color. more
Rhode Island has received a $5 million American Apprenticeship Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve worker training, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said it will help people get jobs and attract businesses to Rhode Island. more
Job openings in the U.S. surged to a record in July, a sign employment will keep climbing. more
American households kept spending in June, capping a stronger quarterly performance for the biggest part of the economy. more
Compensation costs for private industry workers in New England increased 1.5 percent year over year in June, below the national rate of 1.9 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week from a three-month low, in part reflecting the typical swings during holiday periods. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week as employers continued to adjust staffing levels following the holidays. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators decreased in January for a second month, reflecting a slump in stock prices as well as a pickup in jobless claims that has since reversed. more
The White House on Tuesday announced a new rule that will boost the number of Americans who qualify for time-and-a-half pay whenever they work more than 40 hours in a given week. more
Service industries expanded in January at the slowest pace in nearly two years, raising the risk that persistent weakness in manufacturing is starting to creep into the rest of the U.S. economy. more
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