Updated December 7 at 4:07pm
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Providence County’s average weekly wage in the second quarter was $993, $4 higher than the nationwide average and $44 higher than Rhode Island’s average weekly wage, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday. more
(Updated 9:31 a.m.) Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, CVS Health Corp. and Hasbro Inc. all received perfect scores on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. more
The city of Providence is one of four cities involved with Thrive Global, a new initiative by Huntington Post founder Arianna Huffington that aims to lower stress and burnout, and increase productivity by offering solutions to enhance well-being and performance. more
Tedco Inc. has been awarded a $150,000 Business Affected by Foreign Trade grant to increase productivity throughout its departments by the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center in partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Administration. more
Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rebounded last week from a four-decade low while remaining consistent with a firm labor market. more
An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime starting Dec. 1 was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas. more
Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency by promising to create a jobs boom for the middle-wage worker. It’s questionable whether sorting YouTube videos of dancing babies is what voters exactly had in mind. more
While a union representing health care workers is upset about approximately 30 positions being eliminated at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, a spokesman for the hospitals said the layoffs are a response to changing market conditions. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
The happiest workers are not in Rhode Island. more
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