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Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined to a seven-week low as hiring managers demonstrated confidence in the outlook after temporary adjustments around the holidays. more
Rhode Island had the highest percentage growth in solar jobs in the country last year at 214 percent, according to The Solar Foundation. more
Rhode Island is launching a program called Platform to Employment to help the long-term unemployed. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports of manufactures and interest rate spread. more
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island and its affiliate, Visiting Nurse Home Care, will hold a job fair today from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Providence Marriott Downtown at 1 Orms St. more
(Updated 6:02 p.m. and 2:33 p.m., Feb. 9) Sixty Optum employees will be laid off here in April, according to a notice on the state Department of Labor and Training’s website. more
The other day I was with a friend who was telling me how stressed he was. He felt that everyone wanted a piece of him and he was spread too thin. He didn't want to disappoint people, especially family. I told him he needed to learn how to say no. … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
The minimum wage in Rhode Island could rise again, by 50 cents, under Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's budget plan, to $10.10 an hour. If the General Assembly endorses her vision, it would be the fifth consecutive year of minimum wage increases. … more
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