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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 210th out of 358 metropolitan areas around the country for losing 0.4 percent of construction jobs year over year in August. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that a steady labor market will bolster U.S. growth. more
The Police Department has received $1.9 million in federal funding to add up to 15 more police officers, the state’s congressional delegation and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced this week. more
While U.S. unemployment has continued its downward trend, wage growth has remained elusive. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday. more
Initial jobless claims in the U.S. declined last week to the lowest level in two months, highlighting a resilient labor market. more
Bryant University offers the most bang for your buck when it comes to earnings after attending for Rhode Island institutions of higher learning, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard. more
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