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Job openings in the U.S. surged to a record in July, a sign employment will keep climbing. more
Small companies in the U.S. see wage growth slowing in coming months after 23 percent said in August that they recently boosted worker compensation. more
BOSTON – The Massachusetts unemployment rate remained at 4.7 percent in July following a revision to the June unemployment rate, the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced. The new job estimates from the U.S. … more
Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast to an eight-week high, representing a pause in a trend of more muted firings. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 233rd out of 358 metro areas nationwide for its decline in construction employment year over year in July, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Companies in the U.S. added 190,000 workers to payrolls in August, figures from the ADP Research Institute in Roseland, N.J., showed Wednesday. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased last month to a reading of 133.1, boosted by a decrease in unemployment claims and an increase in building permits. more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
A nationwide survey found that 97 percent of employers will provide a paid day off for all or most employees on Labor Day, Sept. 7, but that 41 percent will require some employees to work the holiday. more
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