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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
The most Americans since June filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market. more
Local IT firms have reported difficulty for years in attracting people they need to grow their companies. A recent summit put on by Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent provided more detail … more
The U.S. Labor Department has awarded Rhode Island $641,101 to continue funding through April of programs to help provide career services to people receiving unemployment benefits. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat this year plans to hire at least 2,000 people to build U.S. Navy-commissioned submarines, including 650 more at Quonset Point. more
If excellence is not an act but a habit, the economists and analysts below fit the bill: they've clinched the No. 1 spot in Bloomberg's ranking for their indicator based on two years of consistently close forecasts. more
Rhode Island ranked 36th in the nation for its 1.1 percent construction job loss over the year in December. That’s according to data released Tuesday by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
If there’s one thing economists tend to agree on, it’s the benefits of free movement of labor. more
U.S. employment costs climbed less than forecast in the fourth quarter, reflecting steady wage growth and the smallest advance in benefits in more than a year. more
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