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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
Federal grants totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have been awarded to 10 communities to help assisted housing residents find work and access job training. more
Dr. Rajiv Kumar started ShapeUp Rhode Island a decade ago while he was in medical school at Brown University. During that time, its goal – promoting healthier lifestyles – engaged individuals, groups and employers, especially with its online, … more
PROVIDENCE – With its lease on its Cranston facility expiring in 2018, Citizens Financial Group Inc. is considering building a new campus somewhere in Rhode Island for approximately 4,000 employees. The facility, if built, would encompass … more
PROVIDENCE – The United Association Local 51 Plumbers and Pipefitters has received a $131,400 Real Jobs RI implementation grant to launch an urban community apprenticeship program. The grant will connect people of color and the … more
In Rhode Island, women are paid, on average, 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a $9,000 wage gap between women and men, according to an analysis from the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. more
Employers added more jobs than forecast in November, underscoring Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s confidence that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand higher borrowing costs. more
Rhode Island had the largest decline in its jobless rate in October among the New England states, but still had the highest unemployment rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday. more
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