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The bad news is, Rhode Island still has the highest unemployment rate in New England, 6.8 percent at the last counting to end 2014. But there is good news to be had. more
The Center for Dynamic Learning today launched a Career and Exploration Center to help city teens gain hands-on skills in the technical trades, engineering and manufacturing fields. more
Employers in the U.S. are taking longer to fill job openings, a sign that the labor market is tightening as companies compete for talented workers. more
Rachel Smith, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island, credits her academic adviser with reminding her about a relatively new school mantra she used to help her finish her undergraduate degree and keep loans she’ll eventually have to repay to a minimum. more
Companies hired 213,000 workers in September as the labor market continued to strengthen, a private report based on payrolls showed. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will receive a $161,417 federal grant to fund a study on best practices for a paid-caregiver-leave program. more
BOSTON – The Massachusetts “clean energy” sector saw double-digit job growth for the third consecutive year and now employs more than 88,000 workers in the state, Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced last week. more
The United Auto Workers union has started negotiating a new labor agreement with Fiat Chrysler, which will serve as the template for deals with the other members of what’s now known as the Detroit Three. more
Rhode Island, as of August, has recovered 73.1 percent of the 39,800 jobs lost during its recession, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Rhode Island has received a $5 million American Apprenticeship Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve worker training, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said it will help people get jobs and attract businesses to Rhode Island. more
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