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Why are so many millennials still in the basement?

How much do millennials love their parents? Do snake people enjoy basements?These are not questions that a newPew Research Center report seeks to answer....
COMPENSATION COSTS for private industry workers in New England increased 1.5 percent year over year in June, below the national rate of 1.9 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Compensation costs increase in New England over the year in June

PROVIDENCE – Compensation costs for private industry workers in New England increased 1.5 percent year over year in June, below the national rate of...
THE PROVIDENCE-Warwick metropolitan area was one of 351 metro areas out of 387 that experienced a year-over-year drop in its jobless rate in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

BLS: Jobless rate in Prov.-Warwick metro dips in June

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was one of 351 metro areas out of 387 that experienced a year-over-year drop in its jobless rate...
RHODE ISLAND had the highest unemployment rate among the New England states in June at 5.9 percent, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

DLT: R.I. highest jobless rate in June in New England

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island again had the highest jobless rate in June among the New England states at 5.9 percent, overtaking Connecticut, which briefly...
THE 34 FINALISTS FOR the 2015 Healthiest Employers awards program have been selected. They will be honored at an Aug. 13 luncheon event at the Providence Marriott Downtown.

PBN names Healthiest Employers for 2015

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced the winners in its fourth annual Healthiest Employers recognition program. The 34 finalists, chosen based on scores...

Leading indicators in U.S. climbed more than forecast in June

WASHINGTON - The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased more than forecast in June as historically low borrowing costs and a rebound in...

Jobless claims in U.S. fall to lowest level in four decades

WASHINGTON - The fewest Americans in four decades filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, continuing to unwind an early-July surge that was probably...
AN ANALYSIS OF THE MINIMUM wage by The Washington Post showed that when adjusted for the difference in the price of goods and services, Rhode Island's real minimum wage is actually $9.17 instead of $9. / COURTESY THE WASHINGTON POST

Washington Post: R.I.’s real minimum wage 17 cents higher

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s minimum wage is actually $9.17 per hour, not $9, when adjusted for cost of living, according to The Washington Post....
A MALFUNCTIONING mail-sorting machine caused social security numbers of as many as 832 unemployment insurance customers to be misdirected and sent to the wrong employers or customers, the state Department of Labor and Training said.

Machine malfunction causes SSN numbers of jobless to be exposed

CRANSTON – A malfunctioning mail-sorting machine caused social security numbers of as many as 832 unemployment insurance customers to be misdirected and sent to...
THE CHRONICLE OF Higher Education released its annual list of the 86 Best Colleges To Work For and Wheaton College made the list.

Chronicle: Wheaton College one of ‘Great Colleges To Work For’

NORTON – Wheaton College is the only local college to make the Chronicle of Higher Education’s eighth annual Great Colleges To Work For list....
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am