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Ten of Rhode Island’s 11 colleges track the percentage of students who get jobs soon after graduating, but most use that data as an informational tool, not a selling point. more
PROVIDENCE – Members of one of the labor unions that represent state employees voted down a proposed new contract last month, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported on its website. more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Children’s Museum was awarded a three-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to hire 12 full-time AmeriCorps members. more
Consumer confidence fell more than forecast in February as the initial elation over the drop in fuel prices waned and Americans grew less optimistic about prospects for employment and income. more
Nearly three decades after Rhode Island law mandated that at least 10 percent of state contracts and purchase awards go to minority- or women-owned businesses, the Ocean State has not met its commitment. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has signed the Domestic Worker’s Bill of Rights into law. The bill extends basic work standards and labor protections to approximately 67,000 nannies, housekeepers, care givers and other home workers. more
BOSTON – The state last week announced nearly $2 million in funding to support manufacturing workforce training across the state, with $287,950 going towards a Bristol Community College initiative. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts added 13,500 jobs in November, reducing its unemployment 0.2 percentage points, to 5.8 percent, the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported last week. more
Companies in the U.S. added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in February, indicating the labor market remains on its strong trajectory, according to a private employment report. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts added 1,200 jobs in October for a total preliminary estimate of 3,424,600, according to the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The October total unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 percent. more
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