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PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the city firefighters union have tentatively agreed on a five-year contract that could potentially save the city $15 million over the course of the deal, according to a Sept. 12 announcement. The … more
WEST WARWICK – A court spokesman has confirmed that the West Valley Inn has been placed into receivership. The longtime banquet facility, which closed last month after being in operation since 1978, was placed into receivership on Sept. … more
How often are you asked to write a college recommendation? Sometimes – 53.8% Never – 38.5% Often – 7.7% Does your company allow for interns to earn college credits? Yes – … more
Pop-quiz time. Which of the following explains the inability of employers to fill open positions: n A lack of qualified workers? n Low pay? n Welfare state/transfer payments that make work unappealing? I'll try to … more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in August, up one-tenth of one percentage point from July and down two-tenths of one percentage point from the year prior, reported the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits barely rose last week, indicating employers remain comfortable with staffing levels. more
More and more older Americans are working longer. Women, new research suggests, are much of the reason why. more
(Updated 2:56 p.m.) Americans’ incomes jumped in 2015 by the most since the last recession and the poverty rate fell, signs of U.S. economic health that could potentially boost Democratic candidates this year. more
July was a “pleasant surprise” as economic growth measured by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s current conditions index jumped 16 percentage points from June. more
Of all the economic questions being debated today, the most frightening one is “Will the robots take our jobs?” This nightmare scenario comes in several flavors. more
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