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It is not a surprise that Rockland County, N.Y., a suburb of New York City, had a 24.9 percent increase in the average weekly wage from the third quarter of 2014 to the 2015 third quarter, the largest gain among the nation's 343 largest counties. … more
“I hate the Monday after daylight saving time begins,” said Sam Schwartz, former traffic commissioner of New York City. “I try not to have any meetings that morning.” more
The Rhode Island unemployment rate for January dropped by a tenth of a percentage point to 5.3 percent compared with December, even as the number of jobs in the state fell, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Consumer confidence remained stable in the first week of March, with Americans growing a tad more upbeat about the economy even as their views of buying conditions eased. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in five months as the number of firings remained consistent with a solid labor market. more
Thirteen communities are eligible to participate in the Working Cities Challenge through the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and receive between $300,000 and $500,000 over a three-year period to implement initiatives to improve the lives of low-income residents. more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State falls in the middle of the pack when it comes to the best and worst states for women, according to WalletHub, a personal-finance website. Rhode Island ranked 26th on the list, the lowest out of all the New … more
Providence made U.S. News & World Report’s list of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States, coming in at No. 92. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that’s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. more
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