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Nine Providence Journal employees, including seven in editorial and two in advertising, have expressed interest in buyouts. more
What a job looks like has changed for many people since the recession. In general, things are looking up: Both unemployment and jobless claims are falling. But a good chunk of job creation has come at the highest and lowest ends of the spectrum, a trend that has only recently started to change with gains for middle-wage earners. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement on a new labor contract, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after walking off the job more than six weeks ago. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement in principle on a new labor contract, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after a 44-day strike. more
More than 500 Rhode Island Verizon workers on Wednesday went on strike after the telecommunications giant and union leadership failed to reach contract agreements. more
Microfibres Inc. is closing and filing for bankruptcy, a union official said Wednesday. more
(Updated 1:33 p.m.) Buyouts again are being offered at The Providence Journal. more
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Renaissance Providence Hotel workers voted to join Unite Here Local 217 on Thursday, with 23 in favor and 17 opposed. more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more