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Funding strengthens agricultural jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on June 4, 2019

Grants are going towards helping those with agricultural jobs in Rhode Island. the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the RI Food Policy Council, has awarded $95,949 in grants to 12 local agriculture and food businesses. The awards, funded under the Local Agriculture & Seafood Act (LASA) grant program, help new […]


Healthcare jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on June 4, 2019

As the economy grows, more healthcare jobs in Rhode Island have been added. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.7 percent, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down four-tenths of a percentage point from the April 2018 […]


Education jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on June 4, 2019

More education jobs in Rhode Island have been added, according to recent labor statistics. Payrolls in Rhode Island jumped to 500,300 in April, an increase of 4,200 jobs from the March revised payroll estimate of 496,100. April marks two consecutive months of job gains totaling 5,100 jobs. Revised estimates indicate that the last job decline […]


Education jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on May 8, 2019

A number of education jobs in Rhode Island have grown, according to recent labor statistics. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March is down one-tenth of a percentage point at 3.8 percent, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down four-tenths of a percentage point from the March […]


Retail jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on May 5, 2019

Although education jobs declined, retail jobs in Rhode Island have grown. In March, the number of Rhode Island-based jobs totaled 494,900, a decrease of 300 jobs from the revised February job count of 495,200. The state job count is down 1,000 from March 2018. The Professional & Business Services sector lost 1,100 jobs in March, […]


Rhode Island education jobs fall

Posted on May 5, 2019

The number of Rhode Island education jobs have declined, according to recent labor statistics. In March, the number of Rhode Island-based jobs totaled 494,900, a decrease of 300 jobs from the revised February job count of 495,200. The state job count is down 1,000 from March 2018. The Professional & Business Services sector lost 1,100 […]


Scholarships boost Rhode Island journalism jobs

Posted on April 5, 2019

A scholarship is going to help students consider Rhode Island journalism jobs. WSBE Rhode Island PBS is offering a $15,000 scholarship to high school seniors considering a career in broadcasting, communications or journalism. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 5. “Consistent with our commitment to education and lifelong learning, we are pleased and grateful […]


Retail jobs in Rhode Island decline

Posted on April 4, 2019

The number of retail jobs in Rhode Island has decreased, according to recent labor statistics. In January, the number of Rhode Island-based jobs totaled 496,000, a decrease of 1,700 jobs from the revised December job count of 497,700. Since January 2018, jobs in the state are up 2,400. In January, a loss of 1,300 jobs […]


Education jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on April 4, 2019

The number of education jobs in Rhode Island are climbing, according to recent labor statistics. Tthe state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2019 was 3.9 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the January rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down four-tenths of a percentage point from the February 2018 rate of […]


Funding strengthens arts jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on March 5, 2019

A round of funding is going towards arts jobs in Rhode Island. The National Endowment for the Arts announced that it has awarded grants totaling $145,000 to seven arts organizations and agencies in Rhode Island. These federal grants support projects by some of Rhode Island’s major arts institutions. In addition, the Endowment works in partnership […]


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