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Rhode Island was among 29 states which saw their jobless rates drop significantly year over year in March, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
High-income workers may benefit more than low-income workers when taking advantage of the recently enacted temporary caregiver insurance program in Rhode Island, a new study has found. more
I've written before about the problems facing workers who are at the whims of their employers – shifts that are scheduled a week or less in advance, on-call periods for which they're supposed to be available on short notice to work but might not … more
Christopher Farias is a full-time registered nurse at Rhode Island Hospital and a per-diem worker at the Visiting Nurse Association of Rhode Island. At 28, he has his feet in health care's past and present – and eyes firmly focused on the … more
(Updated 4:19 p.m.) Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped to 6.3 percent for March, a one-tenth of a percentage point drop from a revised 6.4 percent in February, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Warwick again had the lowest unemployment rate among select cities in Rhode Island at 6.1 percent in February, according to data released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Fewer than 300,000 American workers filed applications for unemployment benefits for the sixth consecutive week, pointing to labor-market strength even as hiring cooled last month. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Shannon Brawley, Martha Holt Castle, Scot Jones and Guillaume de Ramel to the Quonset Development Corp.’s board of directors. more
A new $1.3 million grant program will focus on employers’ needs in cultivating a stronger workforce to jump-start the Rhode Island economy, the governor announced Monday. more
The New England jobless rate was 5.3 percent in February, a full percentage point less than in February 2014, and two-tenths of a percentage point less than the national rate of 5.5 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
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