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Construction employment in Rhode Island decreased by 5 percent year-over-year in July, according to the Association for Corporate Growth. more
Benefits paid for workers’ compensation increased in Rhode Island and much of the nation, but fell in Massachusetts in 2011, according to a report by the National Academy of Social Insurance. more
Retail sales rose in July for a fourth consecutive month, showing American households are regaining momentum as employment climbs. more
The Business Workforce Center at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will host an event next week to hire up to 75 customer service representatives for the state’s new health care exchange, the department announced Friday. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, the office of Mayor Angel Taveras announced Wednesday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee Wednesday signed legislation to create an additional enterprise zone in Pawtucket, providing tax incentives to companies in the zone for hiring local workers. more
Total compensation costs, as well as wage and salary costs, for private industry New England workers increased in the three-month and 12-month periods ending in June 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment cost index, released Wednesday. more
The Providence metropolitan ranked No. 23 in the United States for job satisfaction on career review website Glassdoor.com’s employment satisfaction report card. more
Rhode Island’s three month average unemployment rate of 8.9 percent disqualifies the state from receiving the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program’s fourth tier of extended unemployment insurance benefits more
Providence, with a well-earned reputation for culinary excellence, is home to the world’s largest culinary university, Johnson & Wales University. Graduates from its College of Culinary Arts are sought after by restaurants and hotels the world over. What is not as widely known is that many of those graduates have found and are finding positions and opportunity right here in Providence. more
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