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The U.S. economic expansion, now in its sixth year, shows no sign of flagging as home sales climb, factories pump out more goods and the labor market strengthens. more
More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more
Landing Amazon.com Inc. has been a long time coming for Fall River. more
When Daniel Martineau, the line supervisor who screens job applicants for Trico Specialty Films, LLC, learned about the new monthly job fairs at the Quonset Business Park, he rearranged his schedule so he could attend the first one. more
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast last week, representing a pause from a recent run of readings close to a 14-year low. more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung will host a joint job fair for more than 80 area unemployed residents on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Roger Williams Park Casino at 1000 Elmwood Ave. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Charles J. Fogarty are scheduled to announce on Monday afternoon that funds that the state borrowed to cover unemployment insurance benefit payments will be paid back six months early. more
The 2015 unemployment insurance taxable wage base will be $21,200 for most employers in Rhode Island, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Employers added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in October for a ninth consecutive month and the jobless rate dropped to the lowest level in six years as the American economy powered past a global slowdown. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
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