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The R.I. Department of Health has approved Care New England’s proposal to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital to Kent Hospital, and Women and Infants Hospital. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement on a new labor contract, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after walking off the job more than six weeks ago. more
Verizon Communications Inc. and its two unions reached an agreement in principle on a new labor contract, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, paving the way for about 39,000 landline employees to return to work after a 44-day strike. more
The Ocean State had the second-highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in New England in April at 5.3 percent, behind only Connecticut at 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training said this week. more
Six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for marine industry careers through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday. more
Jobless claims fell for a second week, indicating the surge at the start of May reflected temporary dismissals. more
Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. voted to approve more than $7 million in state relocation and redevelopment credits Monday to several corporations that plan to invest in or bring jobs to Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island residents who are 65 and older have a median annual income that’s 56 percent of the median annual income earned by the state’s 45-64 year-olds, the ninth-largest gap in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. more
The IRS has been so slow to adapt to the rapidly emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going unreported every year, according to a study being delivered to Congress this week. more
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