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The fewest Americans since 1973 filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the U.S. labor market is getting tighter. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. more
Job openings in the U.S. rose in September from the lowest level of the year and hiring slowed, figures from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Tuesday. more
Unemployment rates were lower than a year ago in September in 224 out of 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, which saw the rate fall to 4.8 percent from 5.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 600 people nationwide, with 250 positions slated to be eliminated primarily at its corporate offices here. more
Worker productivity rose in the third quarter by the most in two years as the economy picked up steam, offering a respite from the weak efficiency gains that have defined the U.S. expansion. more
Filings for U.S. jobless benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, staying near a four-decade low as employers remain unwilling to part with workers. more
Carousel Industries of North America Inc. has closed on its acquisition of information technology firm Atrion Inc. more
It might be time to ask your boss for a raise—that is, if you haven’t gotten one already. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week by the most since July, after spending several weeks at or near a four-decade low. more
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