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Age discrimination is pervasive in the U.S., despite laws that prohibit it. more
For the sixth year in a row, Rhode Island has earned a national award as the top-performer in a small state for unemployment insurance tax operations. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for business, ranking 46th – or fifth worst – in the nation for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.com. more
The completion of Aspen Aerogels’ third manufacturing line will be celebrated Monday with a ribbon cutting at its Dexter Road, East Providence, plant. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, giving workers more reason to feel secure in their jobs. more
Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent have released a survey – Enter IT RI – to identify the technical and work readiness skillsets that Rhode Island employers are looking for in recent college graduates and entry-level job applicants. more
As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday. more
Wages are still stagnant, yet employers have found something else to help attract and retain employees: health-care benefits. A good insurance plan has become a more vital tool than ever for hiring, according to a recent survey from the Society of Human Resources. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the greatest year-over-year decrease in its jobless rate in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.4 percent in September, a three-tenths of a percentage point drop from August’s revised rate of 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
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