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The Millennial Professional Group of Rhode Island has launched a website that it hopes will help encourage the migration of new millennials into the Ocean State, and persuade those who are thinking about leaving to stay. more
Rhode Island’s minimum wage will soon climb 60 cents to $9.60 an hour. more
The maximum weekly benefit rate for unemployment insurance will remain unchanged for the coming year, while the maximum weekly benefit rate for temporary disability insurance is increasing by $25, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits remained below 300,000 for a 14th straight week, a sign of labor market strength that will help fuel U.S. growth. more
A vote on proposed legislation that would change the firefighter overtime law is expected to come before the House and Senate labor committees on Thursday. more
Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger paychecks to attract skilled workers. more
A Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved the state’s controversial pension reform settlement, passing it on to the General Assembly, which has final say. more
Job openings in the U.S. increased to the highest level in more than 14 years, showing the labor market was solidifying gains even as the economy emerged from a first-quarter funk. more
Small companies in the U.S. see wages continuing to grow in coming months after a net 25 percent said they recently boosted worker compensation. more
The share of workers who wish they were working more but can’t land full-time jobs might remain elevated even as the economy improves, new research suggests. more
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