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Companies added 182,000 workers in October, signaling steady improvement in the U.S. job market, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Age discrimination is pervasive in the U.S., despite laws that prohibit it. more
A self-diagnosed workaholic, Jeanette Russell knows that a real vacation requires her to completely unplug by deleting mobile e-mail applications and letting her work laptop battery die in a corner. It’s also company policy. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
Companies stepped up hiring in September, indicating the U.S. job market is standing firm in the face of weaker global demand, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Rhode Island Hospital late Tuesday said it plans to eliminate the positions of 200 full- and part-time employees due to a “significant deficit” this fiscal year. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 210th out of 358 metropolitan areas around the country for losing 0.4 percent of construction jobs year over year in August. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that a steady labor market will bolster U.S. growth. more
While U.S. unemployment has continued its downward trend, wage growth has remained elusive. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday. more
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