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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
Outreach efforts by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Department of Corrections director A.T. Wall have led to “Road Map to Reentry: Community Workforce Development,” a summit geared toward educating Rhode Island business owners, employers and hiring managers about the financial incentives and benefits of hiring ex-offenders. more
Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million in re-employment grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to those receiving unemployment insurance. more
Jobless claims last week hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labor market remains the strongest part of the U.S. economy. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
Jobless claims unexpectedly decreased to the lowest level since 1973 as the U.S. labor market remains a pillar of support in the world’s largest economy. more
If the U.S. Federal Reserve is looking for reasons to increase interest rates sooner rather than later, it won’t find many in the latest employment numbers. The economy is still millions of jobs short of where it should be. more
In today's mobile Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat world, statistics need to be instant and simple. But the real world is often more complex than that. Take, for example, the public perception of the local economy, as revealed in three recent … more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center will hold a job fair April 13 to hire computer scientists, engineers, mathematicians and physicists. more
For the second time in a month, Charles A. Watson, assistant director of diversity at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, has been recognized for his work to help students, especially those of color. more
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