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The State Labor Relations Board has dismissed a request by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity to delay a child-care unionization vote until the early 2014 return of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a related Illinois case. more
Bel Air Finishing Supply in North Kingstown first tapped state professional-development grants five years ago when the company was making a push for exports and needed to train workers in overseas marketing. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate remained the highest in New England in September and October, rising to a seasonally adjusted 9.2 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. more
The Tech Collective is currently accepting nominations for its 2013 Tech10 awards, which will honor Rhode Island’s top 10 IT practitioners, digital media designers and entrepreneurs. more
An analysis of Rhode Island’s tax data, released Monday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, shows more growth in the state’s private sector employment during the first quarter of 2013 than was originally estimated. more
Despite the three-tenths of a percentage point decline in its unemployment rate in April, to 8.8 percent, Rhode Island still has the sixth-highest jobless rate in the nation, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
American employers took on more workers than forecast in May as the world’s largest economy weathered the impact of higher taxes and federal spending cuts. more
The unemployment rate for New England fell 0.4 percentage points year over year in April to 6.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Tuesday. more
The Providence metropolitan ranked No. 23 in the United States for job satisfaction on career review website Glassdoor.com’s employment satisfaction report card. more
The economic impact of the recreational boating industry in Rhode Island totals $508.3 million, according to a report from the National Marine Manufacturers Association. more
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