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Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in April in 269 of 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, which saw its rate fall a full percentage point to 4.8 percent. more
The R.I. Department of Health has approved Care New England’s proposal to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital to Kent Hospital, and Women and Infants Hospital. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement on a new labor contract, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after walking off the job more than six weeks ago. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement in principle on a new labor contract, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after a 44-day strike. more
The Ocean State had the second-highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in New England in April at 5.3 percent, behind only Connecticut at 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training said this week. more
Rhode Island placed 10th in the nation for its year-over-year percentage increase in construction jobs in April. And that is good news for sure. According to Associated General Contractors of America figures, construction employment here totaled … more
The succession-planning process for mid- to large-sized companies ideally is a continuous work in progress, and begun three to five years before a planned departure. If the goal is to not merely avoid disruption, but to further the … more
Six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for marine industry careers through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
Jobless claims fell for a second week, indicating the surge at the start of May reflected temporary dismissals. more
Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
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