Updated January 21 at 12:26pm
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While the overall employment picture in the Ocean State has improved over the last year – the number of employed Rhode Islanders increased by 2,500 from March 2015 to March 2016, the unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent from 6.3 percent, and the … more
Almost 20 percent of Americans 65 and older are now working, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s the most older people with a job since the early 1960s, before the U.S. enacted Medicare. more
Providence made U.S. News & World Report’s list of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States, coming in at No. 92. more
A job fair will be held Saturday for the new billion-dollar First Light Resort & Casino being built by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in Taunton. more
Applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week to the highest level since February 2015, a sign progress in the U.S. job market is moderating. more
General Electric Co. is on track to triple the size of its software business by 2020, which is one of the reasons why it is opening a GE Digital office at 10 Dorrance St. more
Providence is not the best place to start a business. In fact, it’s the second-worst large city in the nation to start one, ahead of only Ontario, Calif., according to the latest study by personal finance website Wallethub. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is not the best place for job seekers in 2017, according to WalletHub. more
More than one job was held by 5.6 percent of Rhode Islanders 16 years old and older last year, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined for a third consecutive week, signaling sustained firming in the labor market. more
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