Updated November 24 at 10:54pm
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Wyoming showed the biggest percentage gain in employment with a 0.9 percent increase, followed by Oklahoma and Rhode Island at 0.7 percent, figures from the Labor Department showed Friday in Washington. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in more than nine months, a sign harsh winter weather may be stalling the job market’s progress. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will lay off approximately 80 employees as a result of a new strategic relationship with technology company Dell. more
Greencore Group PLC, an international convenience foods company, celebrated the pre-opening of its new sandwich facility at Quonset Business Park on Wednesday. more
Training Thru Placement Inc. has agreed to pay $300,000 to more than 100 employees, including workers with disabilities, as part of a settlement agreement announced by the U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday. more
(Updated 11:57 a.m.) ProvPort has released an economic impact study detailing economic and job creation benefits the port has generated since 1994, including nearly 1,200 jobs in the city of Providence and 1,700 jobs within the state of Rhode Island. more
The Business Workforce Center of the state Department of Labor and Training will host a job fair at the netWORKri One Stop Career Center at One Reservoir Ave. on Wednesday and Thursday to fill positions at Greencore USA. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Renaissance Providence Hotel workers voted to join Unite Here Local 217 on Thursday, with 23 in favor and 17 opposed. more
Jobless rates were lower in February in 366 of the 387 metropolitan areas in the country, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, which saw its rate decline 2 percentage points year over year to 7 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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