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.
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training.
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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.
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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs.