The past two state budget cycles focused on making Rhode Island more economically competitive among New England states, according to House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello. The 52-year-old Cranston Democrat wants to see Rhode Island get "in the game" …
PROVIDENCE – The United Association Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters has received a $131,400 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to launch an urban community apprenticeship program.
The grant will connect people of color and the …
As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday.
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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.