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Ocean State Job Lot recently purchased a 22-acre site for $1.28 million on Commerce Park Road in the Quonset Business Park to expand its distribution center. more
Companies kept adding to payrolls in August while measures of slack in the labor market were little changed, signaling steady hiring in the face of lackluster global growth. more
When Andrew Cortes became an apprentice carpenter at 17, he had never swung a hammer before. He's now director of Apprenticeship Rhode Island, a $5 million nonprofit partnership between the R.I. Department of Labor and Training and The … more
Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s new Johnston campus, which broke ground Aug. 31, begs the question: Who's winning and who's losing? Well, for starters, Citizens is staying in Rhode Island. And with a bespoke facility, it should be more … more
Recent PBN Business Survey results confirmed what businesses have been saying in greater numbers in recent years – they would like to hire more people, but they cannot find potential employees with the right skill sets. A new state … more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of a healthy labor market. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 189th for its 2 percent construction job gain year over year in July. more
For the fourth year in a row, the annual pay raise awarded to U.S. employees will hold steady at 3 percent, according to a new study. It's just another sign that companies have started to rethink the way they compensate employees. more
(Updated 11:02 a.m.) Textron Inc. plans to restructure and align its businesses through employee reductions and facility consolidations, but no changes are planned for the company’s headquarters in Providence, a spokesman said Wednesday. more
Companies added workers to U.S. payrolls in August in line with projections, contributing to signs of a steady labor market, data from ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
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