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The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked among the 10 worst metropolitan areas for small-business growth in the United States, losing 625 small businesses over the four-year period measured by the American City Business Journals. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rebounded last week from a four-decade low while remaining consistent with a firm labor market. more
An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime starting Dec. 1 was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas. more
Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency by promising to create a jobs boom for the middle-wage worker. It’s questionable whether sorting YouTube videos of dancing babies is what voters exactly had in mind. more
While a union representing health care workers is upset about approximately 30 positions being eliminated at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, a spokesman for the hospitals said the layoffs are a response to changing market conditions. more
Rhode Island ranked 31st in the nation for its 0.6 percent construction job growth over the year in October, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
One thing that Rhode Island's small-business community cannot say is that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has been sitting on her hands when it comes to helping more entrepreneurs be successful (an approach that is in direct opposition to that of her … more
Do the benefits your company offers fit your and your family's needs? Yes, I am very satisfied with my company's benefits – 92.3% My company's benefits do not currently fit my needs – 7.7% Would you … more
Many working professionals are expected to understand legal standards and concepts, but lack a formal legal education. After identifying this as a need, Roger Williams University School of Law created a master's degree program that allows … more
Brown University's School of Public Health and the R.I. Department of Health have formalized longstanding research collaborations with an agreement that, among other things, will allow students to transition into the public-health workforce with … more
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