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The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly dropped to the lowest level in seven weeks, showing employers have little appetite to fire workers. more
The U.S. economy probably added fewer jobs in the year through March 2016 than previously reported, government figures showed. more
For decades, a growing pool of college graduates poured into the U.S. labor market, boosting productivity and shaping America’s status as the world’s dominant economic power. more
More than one job was held by 5.6 percent of Rhode Islanders 16 years old and older last year, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Ocean State Job Lot recently purchased a 22-acre site for $1.28 million on Commerce Park Road in the Quonset Business Park to expand its distribution center. more
Companies kept adding to payrolls in August while measures of slack in the labor market were little changed, signaling steady hiring in the face of lackluster global growth. more
When Andrew Cortes became an apprentice carpenter at 17, he had never swung a hammer before. He's now director of Apprenticeship Rhode Island, a $5 million nonprofit partnership between the R.I. Department of Labor and Training and The … more
Citizens Financial Group Inc.'s new Johnston campus, which broke ground Aug. 31, begs the question: Who's winning and who's losing? Well, for starters, Citizens is staying in Rhode Island. And with a bespoke facility, it should be more … more
Recent PBN Business Survey results confirmed what businesses have been saying in greater numbers in recent years – they would like to hire more people, but they cannot find potential employees with the right skill sets. A new state … more
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