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The average number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits over the past four weeks dropped to a 15-year low, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen. more
Job growth settled into a more sustainable pace in January and the unemployment rate dropped to an almost eight-year low of 4.9 percent, signs of a resilient labor market that’s causing wage growth to stir. more
Rhode Island will receive nearly $2 million in federal workforce development and re-employment grants to help connect job seekers and employers. more
Teespring is moving its customer service operation from Davol Square to its new Kentucky production facility, resulting in the loss of 70 jobs. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continued its slow, downward slide, dipping to 5.3 percent in October, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week to a six-month high, indicating tempered progress in the labor market. more
Job openings in the U.S. increased to the highest level in more than 14 years, showing the labor market was solidifying gains even as the economy emerged from a first-quarter funk. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker announced his administration will reduce the assessment employers pay to the state on workers' compensation insurance policies by .05 percent in an attempt to offer companies tax relief. For fiscal 2016, … more
The immigration issue is fraught at the best of times, but especially so right now, with the rhetoric emanating from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. more
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