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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
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined for a third consecutive week, signaling sustained firming in the labor market. more
Companies stepped up hiring in September, indicating the U.S. job market is standing firm in the face of weaker global demand, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
WOONSOCKET – Three new incentive programs were launched Dec. 11 by the state to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax-stabilization incentives and give tax credits to local companies that play a role in persuading a … more
NEW BEDFORD – Women make up just a handful of union members in trades organizations – something the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Group wants to change. The trades group, an organization of about 14 southeastern … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's administration has taken a different approach to incentives compared with her predecessor, rolling out a slew of new programs to entice investment in and business relocation to the Ocean State. Among them is a unique … more
Rhode Island was the only New England state to report an increase in its labor force in November compared with November 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training said Wednesday. more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
Providence is the third-worst city to retire, due to its lack of affordability, WalletHub said. more
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