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For the second consecutive month in June, Rhode Island had the largest year-over-year percentage-point decline in its unemployment rate among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is among the most overpriced cities in the country, according to Forbes. more
Summer Infant, a maker of products for the newborn to age 3 group, has sued board member and former CEO Carol Bramson as well as two other former company executives and company consultants in federal court alleging theft and misappropriation of trade secrets after it says they were caught “red-handed” by writing about their plans to create a competing company. more
In a ranking of the 15 worst states for state income taxes, Rhode Island did not make the list, but two of its New England neighbors did – Maine and Massachusetts. more
A broad-based November hiring surge ranging from factories to offices and retailers powered the U.S. economy to create the largest number of jobs in almost three years, triggering long-awaited wage gains. more
Employers added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in October for a ninth consecutive month and the jobless rate dropped to the lowest level in six years as the American economy powered past a global slowdown. more
Deepwater Wind LLC on Monday announced a 20-year charter services agreement with Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc. for the building and operations of an “offshore wind service workboat.” more
Passenger traffic rose slightly in May year over year at T.F. Green Airport, the second consecutive month of increases, according to statistics released Tuesday by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits held below 300,000 for the seventh straight week, pointing to a rebound in payrolls after hiring eased last month. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped in December to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate for the state since March 2008, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training has reported. more
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