Updated June 28 at 11:28pm
Workforce
512 results total, viewing 251 - 260
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
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, giving workers more reason to feel secure in their jobs. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 233rd out of 358 metro areas nationwide for its decline in construction employment year over year in July, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast to an eight-week high, representing a pause in a trend of more muted firings. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Consumer confidence increased more than forecast in June as Americans grew more optimistic about the economy and the labor market. more
« Prev | 1 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 52 | Next »