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August’s unemployment rate in Rhode Island remained at 7.7 percent, unchanged from the month before, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
Rhode Island added 700 construction jobs from August 2013 to August 2014, a 4.3 percent increase, ranking it No. 18 in a listing of all states, including the District of Columbia, regarding construction employment. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest income gap between senior citizens’ incomes and younger residents’ incomes, according to a new Interest.com report. more
The city of Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December of the four cities in the metro area at 9.3 percent, even though it declined 3.4 percentage points from a year ago, according to information released Thursday for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Construction companies in Rhode Island added 700 construction jobs in July compared with the same month last year, an increase of 4.3 percent that ranked the state 20th in the country for highest percentage of construction jobs gained year over year, the Associated General Contractors of America reported Monday. more
Arpin Van Lines was ranked second among the top three household goods carriers in the 20th annual Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey. more
When it comes to pay, the place for teachers to be is Rhode Island, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis compiled by Rasmussen College. more
A little like golf, but you get to “break things.” That’s how Jack O’Brien, manager of Addieville East Farm in Burrillville, describes sporting clays, the increasingly popular target-shooting game and alternative to the traditional corporate golf outing. more
Quarter-over-quarter personal income growth in Rhode Island was 1.4 percent in the second quarter, compared with 1.9 percent in the first quarter, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis on Tuesday. more
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