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Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports of manufactures and interest rate spread. more
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island and its affiliate, Visiting Nurse Home Care, will hold a job fair today from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Providence Marriott Downtown at 1 Orms St. more
(Updated 6:02 p.m. and 2:33 p.m., Feb. 9) Sixty Optum employees will be laid off here in April, according to a notice on the state Department of Labor and Training’s website. more
Job growth settled into a more sustainable pace in January and the unemployment rate dropped to an almost eight-year low of 4.9 percent, signs of a resilient labor market that’s causing wage growth to stir. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
Worker productivity slumped in the fourth quarter by the most in almost two years, leading to a pickup in U.S. labor costs that threaten corporate profits. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week as employers continued to adjust staffing levels following the holidays. more
A new series of free workshops to help job-seekers will be held this month by the Community College of Rhode Island’s Center for Workforce and Community Education. more
Unemployment rates were lower in December than a year ago in 296 out of 387 metropolitan areas in the nation, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, where the rate dropped to 4.9 percent from 6.2 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. more
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