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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. more
Job openings in the U.S. rose in September from the lowest level of the year and hiring slowed, figures from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Tuesday. more
Employers, like most people, tend to trust their intuitions. But when employers decide whom to hire, they trust those intuitions far more than they should. more
Unemployment rates were lower than a year ago in September in 224 out of 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, which saw the rate fall to 4.8 percent from 5.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
U.S. jobs continued to rise at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. more
In 1920, a group of telephone-company workers, seeking to aid their colleagues by providing local banking services, founded the Telephone Workers Credit Union in Providence. Through mergers and expansions, Coastway Community Bank, as you know it … more
(Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series exploring the potential impact of the planned redesign/replacement of Providence's Route 6-10 connector.) more
Are the initial jobless claims data as useful a tool as they once were in determining the degree of labor slack in the economy? Certainly, today’s very low levels are cited as one of the key proxies -- along with the unemployment rate -- that raises concerns about the tightening labor market and the potential for wage inflation. more
In September, Case Snow Management announced it would be hiring 500 seasonal employees as the winter approaches. Openings included operations managers, administrative staff, field managers and equipment operators – most to battle the … more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 600 people nationwide, with 250 positions slated to be eliminated primarily at its corporate offices here. more
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