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A Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved the state’s controversial pension reform settlement, passing it on to the General Assembly, which has final say. more
Rhode Islanders had the largest share of residents living in poverty last year among the New England states, according to information from The Economic Progress Institute. more
The Business Workforce Center at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will host a recruitment event on Tuesday to help Connextions recruit customer service specialists. more
The union representing Providence Journal newsroom employees says it will fight plans by new owners Gatehouse Media to outsource editing jobs. more
More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
The White House has chosen Rhode Island to be a part of President Obama’s TechHire initiative, a multi-sector effort to empower Americans with the skills they need to succeed in today’s economy, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
A Maine-based boat builder is adding at least 40 new hires to its Rhode Island workforce this year in an effort to boost boat production capacity at its yacht yards in Portsmouth. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
An interactive map that shows one dot for every job location in America unsurprisingly shows a cluster of job activity around Providence, with health care, education and government the dominant sector. more
U.S. stocks rose as Republicans won control of the Senate while the dollar strengthened and precious metals fell. European stocks gained on better-than-estimated earnings before tomorrow’s central bank meeting. more
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