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August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. 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
How significant the decision by a technology division of General Electric Co. to come to Rhode Island ends up being for the local economy will of course depend largely on the number of new jobs created. GE executives have committed to … more
(Updated 9:57 a.m. and 1:43 p.m.) Nabsys has completed a financial restructuring and is back in business, operating out of its Clifford Street office. more
Sam’s Clubs stores in Warwick, Fall River and Seekonk are closed today as part of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plan to shutter 269 stores, including 154 stores in the United States. more
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" … more
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 … more
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. more
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. more
The New England jobless rate dropped 1.1 percentage points year over year in September to 4.6 percent. The rate was unchanged from August, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. more
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