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The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 52nd highest out of 358 metro areas for its 8 percent construction employment gain over the year in January, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island is the best state for nurses, followed by Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Zippia. more
Despite posting an unemployment rate in January that fell below the national jobless figure for the first time since May 2005, Rhode Island still has a way to go to reach the middle of the pack among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. more
Is it better to see wages go up or see more jobs created? It's a question that many in Rhode Island could be asking themselves these days. The most recent County Employment and Wages report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics puts … more
Annual revisions released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the R.I. Department of Labor and Training’s Labor Market Information Division show the state’s unemployment rate dipped below 5.0 percent for the first time since May 2007. more
Reporting on jobs figures is never an easy task. It is one of the reasons that the regular reports on jobs focus on the simple unemployment figure, known to aficionados as the U-3 figure, which is derived by dividing the total number of unemployed … more
While Providence County fell behind the nation for employment growth from June 2015 to June 2016, wages rose at a pace ahead of the rest of the United States for the period, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. more
Georgia is the best state to be a doctor, and Rhode Island ranks 29th, according to a report released this week from Zippia, a career resource site. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in December, the fourth consecutive month-over-month decline. That’s according to information released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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