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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nominated three new members to the Governor’s Workforce Board.
By Victoria StilwellBloomberg News
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in more than nine months, a sign harsh winter weather may be stalling the job market’s progress.
By Michelle JamriskoBloomberg News
Service industries unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in February, encouraging companies that make up the biggest part of the U.S. economy to take on more workers.
By Nina GlinskiBloomberg News
Companies in the U.S. added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in February, indicating the labor market remains on its strong trajectory, according to a private employment report.
Business leaders in the U.S. adopted a more optimistic outlook in the first quarter as sales projections for the next six months reached a three-year high and capital-spending plans also advanced.
A web-based employment search firm based in Westbrook, Maine, has upgraded its Rhode Island site, the first of six New England states to get enhanced tools for employers and users engaged in the job search.
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Honeywell Safety Products plans to close its Plainfield Pike facility, a company spokeswoman said Friday.