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A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
Job openings in the U.S. decreased in June from the highest level on record as hiring picked up. more
The heyday of worker productivity in the U.S. may have passed. Employee output per hour rose at a 1.3 percent annualized rate from April through June, following declines of 1.1 percent in the first quarter and 2.2 percent in the last three months of 2014, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday in Washington. more
Leonard Lardaro said Rhode Island’s economy showed more strength in June, and appears to be transitioning to a more rapid rate of economic growth. more
Providence is the 20th best city for retirement, according to a new study commissioned by the Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement. more
The state has reached a final agreement with SEIU District 1199 New England regarding family child care providers who are a part of Rhode Island’s Child Care Assistance Program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Friday. more
Employers added 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at a seven-year low of 5.3 percent, signs of further progress in the U.S. labor market that’s keeping the Federal Reserve on the path toward raising interest rates as soon as next month. more
New England had the third-lowest unemployment rate in June among the nine geographic divisions nationwide at 4.8 percent in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Employers are holding onto workers in anticipation of a falling U.S. jobless rate that would make it difficult to replace those let go. more
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