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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
More than merely a "pain in the neck," back pain, which costs Americans $50 billion annually, will affect 80 percent of us at some time. The second-leading cause of lost work time, low-back pain is also the third-most-common reason for surgery, … more
Employees who snipe at the boss, bicker with co-workers or consistently complain are becoming common at workplaces of all sizes. And in some cases, companies would do best to reassign or get rid of them, say human resources specialists. … more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
(Updated 12:01 p.m.) The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week to a five-month high, interrupting steady labor-market progress. more
Providence is the third-worst city to retire, due to its lack of affordability, WalletHub said. more
Job openings in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in October, while the rate of hiring held steady. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area had the second-highest unemployment rate decrease over the year in October in the nation among 51 metro areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Monday. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased again, fueled by growth in building permits and fewer jobless claims. more
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