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(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
The June 3 employment report cast a pall over the economic outlook. Headline jobs growth of just 38,000 was much weaker than expected and left us all wondering whether the Federal Reserve would wait longer to raise interest rates. more
Jobless claims in the U.S. fell to 278,000 in the week ended Jan. 23, from 294,000 in the prior period, a report from the Labor Department showed on Thursday in Washington. more
Coventry High School’s Regional Career and Technical Center has been awarded a $198,000 state grant to partner with General Dynamics Electric Boat to train students for jobs at EB. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. were little changed last week, hovering close to four- decade lows and showing steady progress in the labor market. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for its 0.6 percent construction growth in September compared with September 2015, Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Is your company more likely to promote a current employee than hire a new employee? Yes – 90.9% No – 9.1% Is there a clear promotional path in your company? Yes – 45.5% No … more
The 2016 unemployment insurance taxable wage base will be $22,000 for most employers in Rhode Island, an increase of $800, the state Department of Labor and Training said this week. more
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