Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
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More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
U.S. stocks rose as Republicans won control of the Senate while the dollar strengthened and precious metals fell. European stocks gained on better-than-estimated earnings before tomorrow’s central bank meeting. more
Construction employment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area grew 5 percent year over year last month, adding 1,100 jobs for a total of 22,200 in June, according to an Associated General Contractors of America report. more
The nonseasonally adjusted jobless rate for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area dropped four-tenths of a percentage point in September, improving to 7.5 percent from 7.9 percent a month earlier. more
Looking for a job this fall? Dallas is the place to be. Providence, not so much. Forbes listed the best and worst cities for jobs this fall, saying that the job market is slowly improving for job seekers. more
Most employers plan to add staff and invest in training programs this year, according to a recently released 2015 National Business Trends Survey by the Employer Associations of America. more
Employment increased in 305 of the 339 largest U.S. counties from June 2013 to June 2014, including in Providence, which saw a 1.7 percent increase, which was below national employment increase of 2 percent, according to recently released data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Unemployment rates were lower in October than a year ago in 354 of the country’s 372 metropolitan areas, with the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick area experiencing among the greatest declines at 2.7 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
August’s unemployment rate in Rhode Island remained at 7.7 percent, unchanged from the month before, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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