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President Barack Obama has plans to expand workers’ entitlement to overtime pay. The move may be good politics - putting Republicans in an awkward position and making nice with Democrats opposed to his free-trade agenda. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's ‘clean-energy' economy generated remarkable job growth over the last 12 months, according to the recently released Rhode Island Clean Energy 2016 Industry Report. Employment across the state's clean-energy … more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate for May dipped below 6 percent, to 5.9 percent, for the first time since 2007, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Fewer workers filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, signaling the U.S. job market remains firm even after growth plunged at the start of the year. more
Payrolls climbed in May by the most in five months and worker pay accelerated, showing companies were upbeat about the U.S. economy’s prospects after an early-year slump. more
In "Regional Advantage," her classic 1994 explanation of why Silicon Valley became the center of the tech universe and Route 128 outside Boston did not, AnnaLee Saxenian of the University of California at Berkeley argued that a key difference was … more
When Leslie Taito, a senior vice president at Hope Global, was at an early point in her work life, a male customer once told her she was "prettier than a speckled pup." As if channeling many businesswomen's lifelong task of cleaning up … more
It is widely believed that Americans change jobs a lot more than they used to. After years of digging through employment data in search of tectonic shifts, I have found that such widely held beliefs: Usually exaggerate the pace of change, by a lot. (Nonetheless contain some, or even many, grains of truth.) more
State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
Connecting executives in the C-suite across the country's major metropolitan hubs to jobs and one another is what sets Browning Associates apart from the average headhunter, says founder and President John Seraichyk. Using a private, … more
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