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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is bullish about new companies moving to and growing in Rhode Island, telling a group of business owners on Wednesday she believes GE Digital could more than quadruple its workforce in coming years. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for its 1.7 percent construction employment growth over the year in November, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
The quarterly Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator shows a state that experienced solid economic growth in the second half of 2016 but which also is not forecast to continue on a robust growth trajectory in the early part of this year. more
Annual revisions released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the R.I. Department of Labor and Training’s Labor Market Information Division show the state’s unemployment rate dipped below 5.0 percent for the first time since May 2007. more
Are the initial jobless claims data as useful a tool as they once were in determining the degree of labor slack in the economy? Certainly, today’s very low levels are cited as one of the key proxies -- along with the unemployment rate -- that raises concerns about the tightening labor market and the potential for wage inflation. more
With President Barack Obama’s federal overtime-pay overhaul likely to die either in court or under Republican Donald Trump, some legislators are trying to replicate it at the state level. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m.) Textron Inc. plans to restructure and align its businesses through employee reductions and facility consolidations, but no changes are planned for the company’s headquarters in Providence, a spokesman said Wednesday. more
The Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies announced Monday that it has come together with Unified Solutions to house a partnership incubator in its new Providence campus at One Empire Plaza. more
In September, Case Snow Management announced it would be hiring 500 seasonal employees as the winter approaches. Openings included operations managers, administrative staff, field managers and equipment operators – most to battle the … more
Rhode Island ranked 48th nationally – or third worst in the nation – for jobs and opportunity in March, according to a new study released Thursday by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. more
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