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TO THE EDITOR: Unemployment benefits are clearly out of control ("10 things that will turn Rhode Island around," Feb. 9, 2015. The law must have been written during much better times. For example, a … more
Earning a little more than $9 an hour as a front-desk clerk at the Hilton Providence, Evan McLaughlin last year lost an apartment in Providence because he couldn’t afford the rent. more
Dwane Holloman plans to dedicate his summer to an American rite of passage: a teen job. The 17-year-old will operate amusement park rides at Hersheypark in Pennsylvania, near his home. more
In its more than 25 years in business, Warwick-based Atrion Networking Corp. has learned the value of facilitating connections and collaboration for its clients. Those lessons have also served Atrion well when it comes to dealing with its most-prized asset: its staff. more
What one employee-centered initiative are you most proud of? more
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
The picture is bleak, as it so often is when the subject is Rhode Island's economic health. The latest study by the Associated General Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the Ocean State ranked No. 49 among the 50 states and … 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
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