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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of a healthy labor market. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 189th for its 2 percent construction job gain year over year in July. more
For the fourth year in a row, the annual pay raise awarded to U.S. employees will hold steady at 3 percent, according to a new study. It's just another sign that companies have started to rethink the way they compensate employees. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area is one of the worst in the nation for homeowners, thanks to high maintenance expenses, minimal home price appreciation and expensive energy costs, Bankrate.com said Wednesday. more
(Updated 12:05 and 3:29 p.m.) Citizens Bank on Wednesday broke ground at the development site for its new corporate campus slated to open in 2018. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m.) Textron Inc. plans to restructure and align its businesses through employee reductions and facility consolidations, but no changes are planned for the company’s headquarters in Providence, a spokesman said Wednesday. more
Millennials might not be taking home large pay checks right now, but eventually they will be, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts have a list of stocks that investors should buy in preparation for that day. more
Companies added workers to U.S. payrolls in August in line with projections, contributing to signs of a steady labor market, data from ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
Fall River is among the worst real estate markets in the country, and Providence is not much better, according to WalletHub’s latest study released Tuesday. more
Consumer confidence increased to an almost one-year high in August as Americans became more optimistic about the labor market, according to a report from the New York-based Conference Board on Tuesday. more
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