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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....

Business focus group registration underway to improve workforce development

PROVIDENCE – The Governor’s Workforce Board, in partnership with the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, is creating a plan to improve the delivery...
ACERTITUDE, AN executive search firm, recently opened a Providence office at One West Exchange Street.

Acertitude opens Providence office

PROVIDENCE – Acertitude, an executive search firm, opened a Providence office at One West Exchange St. on Tuesday.The New York-based firm, which launched mid-June,...

Women’s Summit at Bryant University planned for March

SMITHFIELD – The 19th Women’s Summit at Bryant University will be held March 18, with registration slated for the third week of January. The summit...

More Americans than forecast filed jobless claims last week

WASHINGTON - More Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, representing a pause in the pace of labor-market improvement.Jobless claims climbed by...
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