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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to a three-month low, signaling durability in the labor market. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth had the greatest diversity in its faculty in the region in 2013, according to federal data compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Public hearings will be held Friday on the R.I. Department of Transportation’s reorganization proposal that will include 14 new jobs. more
At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
A declining 5.1 percent unemployment rate did not keep Rhode Island’s economic momentum from sagging in December, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Unions often get a bad name, and justifiably so. Think featherbedding, sweetened pension deals passed on to succeeding generations, not to mention workplace rules that bind an enterprise's hands at a time when flexibility can be the difference … more
Two old friends met at a local social gathering and one was struck with how sad and depressed the other was. "You look like your world is about to end," said Jack. With a sad face, Joe replied, "You don't know the half of it. Three … more
BOSTON – The state's solar developers face a surprising new challenge now that a generous incentive for the industry has quietly evaporated, The Boston Globe reported last week. For years, the state has issued what are known as solar … more
When a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden … more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island lead their peers in the Ocean State by offering work-life programming and human resources benefits that earned them the 2016 Work-Life Seal of Distinction Award. The awards, announced in … more
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