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Rhode Island ranked 40th for 24.9 percent growth in women-owned business firms from 2007 to 2016, according to the sixth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by Amex OPEN. more
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
Consumer comfort declined last week to a three-month low as Americans’ attitudes about the economy and their financial prospects deteriorated. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
(Updated 9:57 a.m. and 1:43 p.m.) Nabsys has completed a financial restructuring and is back in business, operating out of its Clifford Street office. more
Southcoast Health is laying off 95 employees throughout the system. more
Companies in the U.S. added 200,000 workers to their payrolls in March after a 205,000 increase a month earlier, figures from ADP Research Institute showed Wednesday. more
Care New England said it laid off 58 employees on Tuesday in an effort to address challenging financial problems at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and across the CNE health care system. more
Among Rhode Island universities and colleges, only at Roger Williams University are female professors paid more than their male counterparts - and just barely. more
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