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Rhode Island’s minimum wage is actually $9.17 per hour, not $9, when adjusted for cost of living, according to The Washington Post. more
For the second consecutive month in June, Rhode Island had the largest year-over-year percentage-point decline in its unemployment rate among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. more
Rhode Island lost 1,600 construction jobs year over year in June, ranking it second-to-last among the states and the District of Columbia for construction employment, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
A malfunctioning mail-sorting machine caused social security numbers of as many as 832 unemployment insurance customers to be misdirected and sent to the wrong employers or customers. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board, in partnership with the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, is creating a plan to improve the delivery of workforce development services and is holding a series of business focus groups as part of the process. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
An interactive map that shows one dot for every job location in America unsurprisingly shows a cluster of job activity around Providence, with health care, education and government the dominant sector. more
More than $554,000 in federal funding has been awarded to help disadvantaged students succeed at the Community College of Rhode Island. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week for the first time in a month, heading back toward the lowest levels in more than a decade and signaling firings remain muted. more
Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. more
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