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.
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.
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.