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Jobless claims fell for a second week, indicating the surge at the start of May reflected temporary dismissals. more
Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
In the last year, more and more companies have started offering their employees cash to pay off student loans as part of benefits packages. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined last week from a more than one-year high, as a plunge in New York returned claims to a level consistent with a firm labor market. more
The White House on Tuesday announced a new rule that will boost the number of Americans who qualify for time-and-a-half pay whenever they work more than 40 hours in a given week. more
Consumer confidence fell last week to a five-month low as Americans became more downbeat about the economy, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort data showed Thursday. Sentiment around personal finances and the buying climate were little changed after declining the previous week. more
Applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week to the highest level since February 2015, a sign progress in the U.S. job market is moderating. more
A job fair will be held Saturday for the new billion-dollar First Light Resort & Casino being built by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in Taunton. more
Another day, another list that shows the Ocean State at the wrong end. Chief Executive magazine, in its 12th annual study of the best and worst states for business, placed Rhode Island 41st, or 10th worst on the list. That’s a drop from last year’s ranking, when the Ocean State placed 37th. more
Providence is not the best place to start a career, according to the latest study by WalletHub. more
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