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    News for Economic

    Monday, April 09, 2018
    An Update from the State House What’s Going On This Week Senate Labor Committee Passes Comparable Pay & House Labor Schedules Hearing The Senate Labor Committee recommended passage S.2475 SubA unanimously last week (with a few amendments to the original bill). The House Labor Committee has scheduled the House version - H.7427 – for a hearing Thursday, April 12 th at approximately 4:30 pm ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Political
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    January Unemployment Rate Held Steady; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 200 from December The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the revised December rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one-tenth of a percentage point from the January 2017 rate of 4.6 percent. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Monday, March 05, 2018
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    Monday, January 22, 2018
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    Tuesday, January 09, 2018
    New Year's greetings from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) program at the Community College of Rhode Island!   The 10KSB program provides selected Rhode Island small business owners with a full scholarship, 12-week, world-class business education, access to capital, and the support they need to grow and hire more employees -- at no cost to the business or RI taxpayers!  Please ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community
    Friday, December 22, 2017
    Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training  News Release: Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 600 from October; November Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.3 Percent Article BelowClick Here
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article