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(Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles focused on the 2014 gubernatorial candidates and their plans for economic development.) more
It’s bad luck to be born 20 years before a time of high unemployment. It affects your income when you enter the workforce, naturally, but that’s not all. It can keep your earnings relatively low – and chip away at your health and happiness, as well – for a lifetime. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators rose 0.4 percent in May to 126.8 from 126.3 in April, the second consecutive month of gains in the state’s economic indicator index produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com. more
Fidelity Investments will lay off 460 employees in Kentucky and Texas over the next 12 to 18 months following the outsourcing of the company’s printing and mailing operations. more
Rhode Island has launched Apply RI, an online job-application website that allows applicants to track their state government job applications on the Web. more
Rhode Island’s defense industry contributed $3.75 billion to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported as many as 33,806 jobs statewide, according to a report released Tuesday by the R.I. Defense Economy Planning Commission. The defense economy generated $1.93 billion in income for Rhode Island households last year as well as $106 million in tax revenue for the state. more
Job openings rose in May to the highest level in almost seven years, a sign the U.S labor market will help boost economic growth in the second half of this year. more
A $701,363 federal grant received by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will enable the state agency to expand its career services programs to the unemployed. more
The surprise ouster of charismatic CEO Giovanni Feroce in March was the start of a larger, organizationwide shakeup at Alex and Ani LLC than company leaders have acknowledged, according to former employees. more
Local companies large and small are hiring unemployed veterans wherever they can – some in new efforts and others through established programs. more
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