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Doing other people’s nails can be pretty crummy work, we all learned last month from Sarah Maslin Nir’s epic New York Times investigation of the work conditions in New York area nail salons. more
A legislative proposal to encourage new and existing companies to grow and add new jobs was highlighted today by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and state Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi. more
The world of work is being transformed by digital technology. Jobs are out. Gigs are in. Everybody knows that. Except for, you know, most of the American labor force. That’s one conclusion you … more
It has become increasingly difficult to reconcile different sets of data to form a coherent and decisive picture of the U.S. economy. Nowhere is this problem more evident and consequential than when comparing the contrasting developments in job creation(which has been robust) and the sluggish gross domestic product and wage growth. The jobs report for May that will be released Friday won’t clarify the whole picture, though it could provide some clues. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
Four city restaurants owned and operated by Andrew Mitrelis underpaid 17 servers and kitchen employees, a violation of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. more
Fidelity Investments and CVS Health were honored by the National Business Group on Health for promoting healthy work environments. more
Rhode Island had the largest year over year unemployment drop in May at 2 percentage points, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Providence was among 319 U.S. counties that experienced employment increases year over year in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said. more
Rhode Island is the 13th best state for working dads, according to WalletHub. more
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