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Economic activity is increasing, with retailers and manufacturers reporting year-over-year increases in sales or revenue, and retailers expecting the momentum to continue during the the holiday season, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released on Wednesday. more
Construction employment expanded in 228 metropolitan areas from October 2013 to October 2014, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area was one of them, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Dimeo Construction recently launched a new website, www.dimeo.com. more
The owner of Alhambra Building Company has been sentenced to two years probation for failing to pay workers prevailing wages and filing false claims in order to collect more than $1.8 million in federal funds during a West Warwick textile mill renovation project. more
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
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