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Rhode Island lost 700 construction jobs from September to October, ranking it second-to-last among states for construction employment. more
A city developer has entered into exclusive negotiations with the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to purchase a piece of former highway land in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood. more
Many companies that are working to control health care costs now seek personal information on employees. They ask workers to fill in voluntary health assessments, or get their blood pressure checked at office clinics. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area saw its construction employment increase 5 percent in September to 22,800 jobs, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
The Associated General Contractors of America reported Wednesday that most construction firms are having trouble finding qualified workers, and firms in the Northeast were no exception, with 67 percent reporting difficulty filling jobs. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
Officials were updated on Monday about the progress of the new 208-bed Veterans Home project, approved by voters two years ago through a $94 million bond referendum. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center dedicated a new $24.9 million payload research facility on Wednesday. more
Rhode Island’s economic outlook improved over the last year, but “significant uncertainties and challenges” continue to face the Ocean State, according to a report from the New England Economic Partnership. more
A multifamily building now undergoing renovation in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence will soon be more than housing for a few families: It will be a refuge for those seeking escape from violence and abuse. more
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