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Consumer borrowing in the U.S. climbed in December as Americans boosted their credit-card use by the most in eight months. more
On April 7, nine days shy of the Bannister House's 125th anniversary, residents and employers learned that the board of trustees had moved to shutter the long-term nursing home facility in Providence, citing more than $2 million in debt. … more
December’s disappointing drop in U.S. worker pay may prove to be a temporary bump in the road on the way to bigger increases as the jobless rate falls. more
Since the 1980s, the Community College of Rhode Island has been contracting with employers to offer for-credit and noncredit classes that train students in manufacturing and other sectors, with health care a growing focus. more
The fewest Americans in almost 15 years filed applications for unemployment benefits during a holiday- shortened week that typically makes the data more volatile. more
Construction employment increased in 45 states, including Rhode Island, as well as in Washington, D.C., in February compared with the previous year, according to Associated General Contractors of America. more
Last week's release of the change in personal income by state for 2013-14 placed Rhode Island pretty high on the list, No. 16, with a one-year gain of 4.3 percent. But that doesn't quite tell the entire story. In the last decade, the Ocean … more
BOSTON – Attempting to address a projected budgetary shortfall, Gov. Charlie D. Baker this month issued a hiring freeze across the entire state government while also announcing a comprehensive review of the state’s departments. more
Rhode Island is facing a current and future shortage of experienced nurses – but that doesn’t mean getting a job in the industry is easy, even for college graduates with a degree in the field. more
The percentage of Rhode Islanders represented by unions declined in 2014 compared with the year prior, according to union membership data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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