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The state Department of Labor and Training is soliciting planning grant proposals for Real Jobs RI, which focuses on employers’ needs and is part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s jobs plan to jumpstart the Rhode Island economy. more
With Mother’s Day less than a week away, WalletHub ranked the best and worst states for working moms, placing Vermont at the top of the list and Rhode Island at 19th. more
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits declined last week to the lowest level in 15 years, showing employers view a first-quarter slowdown in the economy is probably temporary. more
Jobless rates were lower in March than a year earlier in 358 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including Providence-Warwick-Fall River which saw its rate drop to 6.8 percent from 8.7 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Despite record snowfall and weak global economic conditions, the Massachusetts economy proved to be resilient in the first quarter, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
Where are the best places for tech jobs? San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., in the heart of the Silicon Valley, tops the list by NerdWallet, which ranked 100 of the largest metropolitan areas to come up with its findings. A total of 370 metros were surveyed. more
PROVIDENCE – Several “serious” interested parties have expressed a desire to acquire the Bannister House, the receiver for the nursing home said late Monday. Richard Land, the … more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits held below 300,000 for the seventh straight week, pointing to a rebound in payrolls after hiring eased last month. more
The average unemployment rate in New England was 5.9 percent last year, 1 percentage point less than 2013’s rate of 6.9 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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