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A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION was held Thursday at the Rhode Island College Workforce Development Hub in Central Falls to talk about Gov. Daniel J. McKee's proposed 'higher ed academy.' / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

McKee, college students discuss proposed ‘higher ed academy’

CENTRAL FALLS – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Thursday met with current and former college students along with state education and employment officials at...
EXPERT INSIGHT: Providence Business News Editor Michael Mello, right, moderates a discussion among PBN Workforce Development Summit panelists, from left, Lisa Abbot, Steve Duvel, Nina Pande, Doug Sherman and Matthew Weldon. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN summit panel: Companies need to fine-tune their perks

In today’s job market, companies that hold strictly to pre-pandemic work expectations, such as rigid schedules and full-time office hours, tend to struggle to...

BLS: 16,000 R.I. workers quit in November, up 60% year over...

PROVIDENCE - Anthony Tarro doesn’t have to wrack his brain to recall the last time a worker quit. It was five days ago  - a...
WORKFORCE AID: Shannon Gilkey, left, state commissioner on postsecondary education, and Tammy Warner, assistant commissioner for academic and student affairs, are pursuing the creation of a credential registry to assist employers and potential employees.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Gilkey looks to launch registry to help workforce

While the state navigates the labor shortage, the R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is seeking to widen the talent pipeline as Rhode Island...

Unemployment scams adding up in R.I.

Scam unemployment claims continue to cost Rhode Island, with more than $70.5 million in fraudulent payouts racked up since the start of the COVID-19...

WindWinRI student training program receives $175K DLT grant

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As plans for a slew of offshore wind arrays take shape across the region, the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce is...

DLT to roll out new UI Online unemployment insurance platform

CRANSTON – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will begin launch of its new unemployment insurance platform in December, beginning with a small,...

ACLU sues state labor department director for records on facial recognition...

PROVIDENCE - The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is taking the state labor department to court seeking access to records about facial...
FUTURE WORKFORCE? Rhode Island high school students participating in a career pathway program for offshore wind jobs ride in a boat circling a Block Island Wind Farm turbine. /  COURTESY LUCKY DAWG PHOTOGRAPHY/DOUG LEARNED

A reversal of fortune on jobs front

WORKFORCE After working for years to create new jobs in Rhode Island, state labor officials have been faced with an unusual problem recently. In some...

R.I. monthly labor market data raises accuracy questions

PROVIDENCE – If the state’s monthly labor market report should usually be taken with a grain of salt, the latest statistics call for a...

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