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After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose less than economists forecast as the number of dismissals stayed consistent with a firm labor market. more
Unemployment rates were lower in 333 out of 387 metropolitan areas in January than than a year earlier, including in the Providence metro, where the rate fell to 6.2 percent from 7.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
Exhibit Most Recent of why the General Assembly is as likely to do more harm than good is proposed legislation relating to worker scheduling by employers. The heart of the issue is the increasing variability and short notice of changes of … more
For Hope Valley Industries, investment in success has paid off. The North Kingstown-headquartered manufacturer has been owned and operated by the Melucci family since 2002. Over those 14 years, it has experienced strong and steady growth … more
When companies of any size experience significant growth, there are always bumps in the road. For West Warwick's AstroNova, formerly known as Astro-Med Inc., one of those bumps came in the form of employee accident reports. "For years and … more
All safety signs, tags and labels are not created equal, says Michael Black, owner, president and CEO of National Marker Co., which manufactures more than 15,000 such safety products. After many years in the industry, including a stint as … more
When Frederick Tanury and his three brothers started Lincoln-based electroplating company Tanury Industries back in 1946, they couldn't have known that their small, 10-person family business would blossom into the nearly $20 million a year success … more
As of January, Rhode Island has recovered 80.4 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island ranked second for a 12.7 percent year-over-year increase in construction employment in January, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
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