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Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose more than projected during the Christmas week, reaching the highest level in almost six months, perhaps reflecting typical swings during holidays. more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
Seven months after layoffs, Swipely is in the midst of hiring. more
It wasn’t all that bad a year to be a Motown resident, or a software publisher, or even a job seeker without a high school degree. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area lost 300 construction jobs over the year in November, a 1 percent decline that put the area at No. 256 in a ranking of 358 metro areas, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
(Updated 12:19 and 1:52 p.m.) Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is moving its headquarters from Providence to Smithfield starting next month. more
The immigration issue is fraught at the best of times, but especially so right now, with the rhetoric emanating from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. more
Rhode Island was the only New England state to report an increase in its labor force in November compared with November 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training said Wednesday. more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
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