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(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed an increase in the minimum wage from the existing $9 an hour to $10.10, to help working families and strengthen the state’s middle class, according to a statement from her office. more
Two separate plea agreements for cases involving unemployment insurance benefits fraud have been reached, restoring nearly $36,000 for the state in restitution, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Compensation costs among private industry employers in New England averaged $37.12 per hour in December, 19 percent higher than the national average of $31.32 per hour, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
When it comes to U.S. economic growth, wages may never have been this important. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits declined more than forecast last week, returning to a level that’s consistent with an improving labor market. Initial … more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in more than nine months, a sign harsh winter weather may be stalling the job market’s progress. more
Employers are holding onto workers in anticipation of a falling U.S. jobless rate that would make it difficult to replace those let go. more
Age discrimination is pervasive in the U.S., despite laws that prohibit it. more
For the sixth year in a row, Rhode Island has earned a national award as the top-performer in a small state for unemployment insurance tax operations. more
With Mother’s Day less than a week away, WalletHub ranked the best and worst states for working moms, placing Vermont at the top of the list and Rhode Island at 19th. more
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