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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
Employers, like most people, tend to trust their intuitions. But when employers decide whom to hire, they trust those intuitions far more than they should. 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
How many of your staff use public transportation to get to work? More than 50% – 5.8% Between 10% and 50% – 23.5% Fewer than 10% – 70.6% Does your company allow … more
Are the initial jobless claims data as useful a tool as they once were in determining the degree of labor slack in the economy? Certainly, today’s very low levels are cited as one of the key proxies -- along with the unemployment rate -- that raises concerns about the tightening labor market and the potential for wage inflation. 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
Workplace stress always, almost always or very often impacts nearly 30 percent of employees who responded to a national survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, the AHA–Southern New England reported. more
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