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EAST PROVIDENCE – The state Department of Labor and Training has ordered Mancieri Flooring Co. LLC to pay $331,000 in fines and back wages for fraudulently filling out weekly payroll records and improperly classifying employees as independent … more
Only 5 percent of Rhode Islanders lack health insurance, a halving of the uninsured population over the past three years, according to a statewide survey from HealthSource RI. But what near-universal access to insurance means for patient … more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.4 percent in September, a three-tenths of a percentage point drop from August’s revised rate of 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corporation – Sea Corp. – has received a contract to work with the Missile Defense Agency under the federal Small Business Innovative Research program. The $100,000 contract for phase I will … more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined last week to the lowest level since mid-July, extending a run of applications near decade lows that shows dismissals remain in check. more
Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs. more
Rhode Island’s economy continued to expand at a slow, but steady, rate in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Wednesday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
Rhode Island moved up four spots to No. 25 in the annual Opportunity Index, released Tuesday by the bipartisan national campaign, Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. more
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