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Providence is among seven U.S. cities hiring aggressively in the top 10 most desirable “flexible” career fields, FlexJobs.com reported Thursday. more
Local fast-food workers will rally outside the Wendy’s restaurant located at 771 Warwick Ave. at 3 p.m. on Thursday, according to an email sent out Thursday afternoon from local social justice coalition Rhode Island Jobs with Justice. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate held fairly steady this fall, although fewer Rhode Islanders were employed as the size of the labor force continued to shrink. more
The State Labor Relations Board has dismissed a request by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity to delay a child-care unionization vote until the early 2014 return of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a related Illinois case. more
An overwhelming majority of Rhode Island’s family child-care providers have elected to accept Service Employees International Union representation, with a final vote tally of 390-19. more
When construction slowed during the recession, some companies hired workers and wrongly designated them as independent contractors to avoid paying insurance, taxes, fair wages and overtime. more
New England Construction has opened a regional office at 20 Burlington Mall Road in Burlington, Mass., the Rhode Island-based company announced Monday. more
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint against the owners of the Renaissance Providence Hotel based on unfair labor practice charges levied by workers seeking to form a union. more
(Updated, 4 p.m.) Former Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons was Rhode Island’s highest paid college president in 2011 at just under $1.3 million, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which ranked her 21st in the nation for the year. more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area dropped in August compared with the same period last year, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics non-seasonally adjusted data released Monday. more
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