By Ali DonaldsonBloomberg News
Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four- decade low that shows a resilient labor market.
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The 2016 unemployment insurance taxable wage base will be $22,000 for most employers in Rhode Island, an increase of $800, the state Department of Labor and Training said this week.
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Corporate executives and general counsels in the region are invited to attend a cybersecurity tabletop exercise intended as professional development at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University.
Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the congressional delegation.
For quite a while, the drop in Rhode Island's jobless rate was driven not as much by an improving economy, but rather by fewer people looking for work. The decline in that number shrank the size of the labor force, the denominator in the equation …
Rhode Island was next to last in the nation for its lack of construction employment growth in October, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.
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Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continued its slow, downward slide, dipping to 5.3 percent in October, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday.