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Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
Companies added more workers in November than forecast, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen, a private report based on payrolls showed. more
Southcoast Health is laying off 95 employees throughout the system. more
(Updated 1:33 p.m.) Buyouts again are being offered at The Providence Journal. more
Sam’s Clubs stores in Warwick, Fall River and Seekonk are closed today as part of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plan to shutter 269 stores, including 154 stores in the United States. more
(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
Rhode Island ranked 47th in the nation for its lack of construction job growth over the year in December, according to the Associated General Contractors, which released data Tuesday. more
(Updated 2:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza published a report Wednesday afternoon announcing the achievements, goals and future plans of the Career and Technical Education Task Force launched in October. more
Jobless claims last week hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labor market remains the strongest part of the U.S. economy. more
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