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Rhode Island ranked second-to-last in the country for losing 1,300 construction jobs, or 7.9 percent of the total, in August compared with August 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Bristol County is the place to grow up in Rhode Island in terms of earning power if you are poor, according to a New York Times article which studied Rhode Island counties to determine how location affects future income. more
Rhode Island’s economy continued to expand at a slow, but steady, rate in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Wednesday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. 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
Applications for unemployment benefits were unchanged in the first week of November, signaling employers with a healthier appetite for hiring are also holding the line on firings. more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.4 percent in September, a three-tenths of a percentage point drop from August’s revised rate of 5.7 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was one of 351 metro areas out of 387 that experienced a year-over-year drop in its jobless rate in June, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Providence is the 20th best city for retirement, according to a new study commissioned by the Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement. more
Rhode Island lost 1,600 construction jobs year over year in June, ranking it second-to-last among the states and the District of Columbia for construction employment, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. 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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