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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
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
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
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