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Colleen Bernier, a recruiter at Admiral Packaging of Providence, in May tried out testing for the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate, a credential local manufacturing industry leaders would like to see widely used when hiring or promoting … more
Job openings unexpectedly increased in May to the highest level on record, a sign the U.S. labor market will keep bolstering the world’s largest economy. more
How come more people are retiring in their early 20s? Why are middle-age men becoming stay-at-home dads? What’s keeping women out of the workforce other than illness, kids or school? more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island continued to move toward the national average in November, as it fell one-tenth of a percentage point from October’s rate to 5.2 percent, compared with the national 5 percent rate, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
George Nee has had a long tenure as a labor leader with the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, which represents nearly 80,000 workers across the state in a variety of occupations. Nee was named executive director in 1984, secretary-treasurer in 1991 and … more
A report released Thursday reveals several ongoing challenges that face racial and ethnic minorities in Rhode Island’s workforce, which persist largely among the Latino, black and Southeast Asian communities. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar started ShapeUp Rhode Island a decade ago while he was in medical school at Brown University. During that time, its goal – promoting healthier lifestyles – engaged individuals, groups and employers, especially with its online, … more
More than merely a "pain in the neck," back pain, which costs Americans $50 billion annually, will affect 80 percent of us at some time. The second-leading cause of lost work time, low-back pain is also the third-most-common reason for surgery, … more
How confident are you in your company's ability to grow revenue in the coming business year? Very confident – 40% Somewhat confident – 46.7% Not at all confident – 13.3% Do you expect … more
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