Updated February 23 at 1:23pm
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Is there such a thing as being "too old" to lead a college, a business or a country? For three of the final five candidates for president, all well past age 65, retirement couldn't be further from their thinking, as they seek one of the world's biggest professional challenges. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. more
While a union representing health care workers is upset about approximately 30 positions being eliminated at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, a spokesman for the hospitals said the layoffs are a response to changing market conditions. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of four cities around the country that has been chosen to pilot a City Health Dashboard, a resource to help officials understand, compare and take action to improve health status and health risks in their communities. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
Odds are not in your favor if you happen to be in Providence during a zombie attack. more
Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
When the report, “The State of Working Rhode Island 2015: Workers of Color,” was released late last year, Anna Cano Morales used it to delve deeper and highlight issues facing Latinos in Rhode Island. more
As of November, Rhode Island has regained 92.5 percent of the jobs it lost during the recession, the state Department of Labor and Training said recently. more
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