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Leonard Lardaro said Rhode Island’s economy showed more strength in June, and appears to be transitioning to a more rapid rate of economic growth. more
IGT plans to shut its manufacturing plant at 1372 Main St. here, affecting 44 workers. more
The number of information technology professionals employed in Rhode Island is at an all-time high, but advertised jobs are left vacant as employers struggle to find candidates with applicable skills in a fast-evolving industry. more
(Updated 2:04 p.m.) The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday announced a new economic growth initiative aimed at incentivizing municipalities to work collaboratively across sectors in order to address issues affecting low-income residents. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has announced the formation of her innaugural committee, made up of elected officials, as well as community, labor and business leaders. more
Rhode Island Hospital late Tuesday said it plans to eliminate the positions of 200 full- and part-time employees due to a “significant deficit” this fiscal year. more
To reduce Rhode Island’s status as a “national outlier” regarding its temporary disability insurance and temporary caregiver insurance programs, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is recommending that the General Assembly explore potential reforms to save money. more
Rhode Island added 1,200 more jobs than first reported for the second quarter of the year, according to revised figures put out by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday afternoon. more
(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
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