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Rhode Island’s economic growth in February was “tepid at best,” according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
Much has been written about the rise of the gig economy, sharing economy, on-demand economy, 1099 economy, freelancer economy or whatever you prefer to call it. more
PROVIDENCE – The state Senate passed legislation March 31 designed to curtail the theft of wages from employees by unscrupulous employers. The measures offer employees improved methods for collecting unpaid wages, The Valley Breeze reported. … more
Rhode Island’s third-largest city also is one of the best in the country for women in the workforce. more
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th for 24.9 percent growth in women-owned business firms from 2007 to 2016, according to the sixth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by Amex OPEN. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
Anyone wondering why so many white, middle-aged men are drawn to anti-establishment rhetoric of the Donald Trump variety should take a look at the latest jobs report: They’re still having a hard time getting back to work. more
Is there such a thing as being "too old" to lead a college, a business or a country? For three of the final five candidates for president, all well past age 65, retirement couldn't be further from their thinking, as they seek one of the world's biggest professional challenges. more
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