Updated January 20 at 5:20pm
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Thursday a new performance goal to expand economic opportunity by doubling the Minority Business Enterprise utilization rate for state contracts by 2020. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period. more
Bouckaert Industrial Textiles, a roll good manufacturer of nonwoven textiles, has purchased a new manufacturing line that will allow it to expand its production capacity this year, and will add 15 new specialized jobs. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is not the best place for job seekers in 2017, according to WalletHub. more
How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. more
By a vote of 958-6, Women & Infants Hospital’s nurses and health care workers ratified a new, four-year collective bargaining agreement with the hospital, the employee union reported. more
Did/will your company offer any holiday bonuses this year? Yes – 70% No – 30% Has your company ever offered holiday bonuses in years past? Yes – 80% No – 20% … more
As of November, Rhode Island has regained 92.5 percent of the jobs it lost during the recession, the state Department of Labor and Training said recently. more
If there’s one thing economists tend to agree on, it’s the benefits of free movement of labor. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose more than expected to a six-month high last week, potentially reflecting seasonal swings in a still-healthy labor market. more
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