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Rhode Island’s capital city is the fifth-highest in the nation for income inequality, behind Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta and Cincinnati, according to a report from The Brookings Institution. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth failed to meet expectations in the first quarter, posting a gain of 1.5 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
(Updated 11:09 a.m., 1:48 p.m. and 2:18 p.m.) General Electric Co. announced Wednesday that it will move its corporate headquarters to Boston from Fairfield, Conn. more
(Updated 2:19 and 3:50 p.m.) The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $5.25 million to Rhode Island to support the new “Real Jobs Rhode Island” initiative, according to the governor’s office. more
With recent college graduates entering the workforce, and current employees using summer down time to contemplate career moves, this is also a time for fresh starts. In order to entice some of this coveted talent, some employers are proposing unique … more
On Tuesday, Aug. 4, R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen and I traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the White House’s first-ever Demo Day showcasing innovators and entrepreneurs across America. more
Employment snapped back with a vengeance in October, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, boosting the odds that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise borrowing costs next month. more
For the sixth year in a row, Rhode Island has earned a national award as the top-performer in a small state for unemployment insurance tax operations. more
Allstate Insurance Co. is looking to grow the number of its agents in Rhode Island by 18 percent. more
Rhode Island was among 42 states that had statistically significant jobless-rate decreases in February year over year, falling to 6.3 percent from 8.4 percent. more
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