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Jobless claims fell for a second week, indicating the surge at the start of May reflected temporary dismissals. more
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
The R.I. Commerce Corp. voted to approve more than $7 million in state relocation and redevelopment credits Monday to several corporations that plan to invest in or bring jobs to Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island residents who are 65 and older have a median annual income that’s 56 percent of the median annual income earned by the state’s 45-64 year-olds, the ninth-largest gap in the nation, according to Bankrate.com. more
The IRS has been so slow to adapt to the rapidly emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going unreported every year, according to a study being delivered to Congress this week. more
Rhode Island had a 7.2 percent year-over-year increase in construction employment in April, placing it 10th highest overall in the nation, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Massachusetts, according to the latest economic report by MassBenchmarks, is “experiencing good economic fortunes in an environment characterized by worrisome global conditions.” more
Dwayne Gibson is 43, but has the work experience – five years – of someone much younger. That's because the Providence native served more than 13 years in the federal corrections system on charges of selling crack cocaine. "You … more
When Leslie Taito, a senior vice president at Hope Global, was at an early point in her work life, a male customer once told her she was "prettier than a speckled pup." As if channeling many businesswomen's lifelong task of cleaning up … more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
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