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RHODE ISLAND is among the top 10 states where people most often take to Twitter to complain about their jobs, accoridng to a study by Monster and Brandwatch. / COURTESY BRANDWATCH

R.I. Twitter users among top job complainers

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is one of the top 10 states where people take to Twitter to complain about their jobs.Monster Worldwide Inc., the...

Jobless claims in U.S. hold below 300,000 for a 14th week

WASHINGTON - Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits remained below 300,000 for a 14th straight week, a sign of labor market strength that will help...

Committee votes on firefighter OT bills scheduled for Thursday

PROVIDENCE – A vote on proposed legislation that would change the firefighter overtime law is expected to come before the House and Senate labor...

Wages in U.S. increased in first quarter by most since 2006

WASHINGTON - Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger...

Job openings in U.S. rose in April to more than 14-year...

WASHINGTON - Job openings in the U.S. increased to the highest level in more than 14 years, showing the labor market was solidifying gains...

Wages seen growing at small businesses in U.S., NFIB reports

NEW YORK - Small companies in the U.S. see wages continuing to grow in coming months after a net 25 percent said they recently...

Higher numbers of unhappy U.S. part-timers might be here to stay

The share of workers who wish they were working more but can’t land full-time jobs might remain elevated even as the economy improves, new...

Nail-care jobs are booming, but the pay is terrible

Doing other people’s nails can be pretty crummy work, we all learned last month from Sarah Maslin Nir’s epic New York Times investigation of...
THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC EXPENDITURE COUNCIL released recommendations for reforms regarding the state's Temporary Disability Insurance and Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program to save money. The top graph shows TDI and TCI payments last year, while the bottom show the reasons for TCI claims last year. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC EXPENDITURE COUNCIL

RIPEC suggests reforms of TDI/TCI programs

PROVIDENCE – To reduce Rhode Island’s status as a “national outlier” regarding its temporary disability insurance and temporary caregiver insurance programs, the Rhode Island...

Payrolls in U.S. rise more than forecast as wages boosted

WASHINGTON - Payrolls climbed in May by the most in five months and worker pay accelerated, showing companies were upbeat about the U.S. economy’s...
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PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS has named 52 honorees in its 2018 Best Places To Work competition.

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