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An analysis of Rhode Island’s tax data, released Monday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, shows more growth in the state’s private sector employment during the first quarter of 2013 than was originally estimated. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased to a two-month high last week. Swings in jobless applications are typical in July as auto plants close for annual retooling. more
Can a movement and a logo that brandishes “Made in Rhode Island” as its moniker boost local commerce? more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation that will raise Rhode Island’s minimum wage to $8 per hour, beginning Jan. 1, 2014. more
With 135 jobs to fill for the new Sam’s Club in Fall River, store manager Rachel Dufault has been working full time at the hiring center at the New Harbour Mall. Sam’s Club will open in the fall and is looking for a wide range of employees, from cake decorators to managers and pharmacy technicians. more
Unemployment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area decreased year over year in May, but increased from April to May, according to a U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics report. more
A more than 20-year-old North Scituate company specializing in well repair and maintenance, as well as water treatment and filtration systems, has received a $20,000 loan from the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation. more
It’s a parent’s nightmare: shelling out big money for college, then seeing the graduate unable to land a job that requires high-level skills. This situation may be growing more common, unfortunately, because the demand for cognitive skills associated with higher education, after rising sharply until 2000, has since been in decline. more
NEW BEDFORD – Cape Wind’s federal permits list Quonset Point, in North Kingstown, as the staging area for a planned 130-turbine wind farm to be located in Nantucket Sound, according to The Standard-Times of New Bedford. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” more
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