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Rhode Island is expected to increase the number of restaurant jobs this summer by 15.6 percent, the fourth-highest projected rate of increase in the United States, according to National Restaurant Association projections. more
The fiscal policies of the federal government are slowing the economy in the Bay State, according to the latest report from the MassBenchmarks editorial board, released Thursday. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has issued roughly $130,000 in grants to 36 Rhode Island businesses in the most recent round of the board’s express grant program, the governor’s office announced Tuesday. more
More than 20 organizations will share in $2.1 million in state funds earmarked for summer youth work experience programs through the Governor’s Workforce Board and the R.I. Department of Human Services. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate was unchanged in June at 8.9 percent after an increase of 0.1 percentage points in May broke 10 consecutive months of declines, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
As a lawyer who focuses on social media issues, I am often asked whether employers should “block” their employees from accessing Facebook during working hours. These employers are concerned that their employees are wasting time online, engaging in inappropriate online behavior and exposing their companies to liability. more
During the past year, construction employment in Rhode Island fell nearly 9 percent, or 1,400 jobs, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Statistics released today by the Census Bureau present a portrait of a stagnant economy with poverty remaining high and incomes sluggish four years into the recovery from the worst slump since the Great Depression. more
Rhode Island was the only U.S. state to report a decline in middle-wage jobs between 2010 and 2013, according to a new study by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International released Thursday. more
Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP announced Tuesday that it has expanded its Northeast presence with its newest location in New York City. more
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