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Company creates Rhode Island manufacturing jobs

Posted on July 7, 2018

One company is expanding and creating more Rhode Island manufacturing jobs. Biotechnology company Rubius Therapeutics is planning to establish a manufacturing facility in Rhode Island that will create 160 high-skilled jobs in manufacturing, biotech operations and other support functions. Rubius intends to invest up to $155 million over a more than five-year period to renovate […]


Retail jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on July 7, 2018

Retail jobs in Rhode Island are increasing, according to recent labor statistics. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2018 was 4.4 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the April rate of 4.5 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is unchanged from the May 2017 rate of 4.4 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was […]


Changes to sick leave to affect Rhode Island jobs

Posted on July 7, 2018

New changes to sick leave will soon be affecting Rhode Island jobs. The Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act takes effect on July 1, 2018. Under the law, Rhode Island employers with 18 or more employees will be required to offer paid sick and safe leave for employees to care for themselves, family members […]


Company to create manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on May 28, 2018

Several companies are growing and creating more manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island. State officials said partnerships were approved with four companies bringing a total of more than 2,000 permanent jobs, $800 million in private development and more than 1,000 construction jobs to Rhode Island. Over 15 years, these four projects will add $118 million in […]


Healthcare jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on May 28, 2018

The number of healthcare jobs in Rhode Island has climbed, according to recent labor statistics. Estimated nonfarm payroll in Rhode Island totaled 499,300 in April, reflecting a gain of 900 jobs from the revised March estimate of 498,400. The number of Rhode Island based jobs are up 7,200 from April 2017. The Manufacturing sector added […]


Manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on May 28, 2018

The number of manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island grew, according to the most recent labor statistics. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the March rate of 4.5 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is up one-tenth of a percentage point from the April 2017 rate of 4.4 percent. […]


Education jobs in Rhode Island lost

Posted on May 3, 2018

A number of education jobs in Rhode Island have declined, according to the state’s latest labor statistics. In March, Rhode Island’s nonfarm payroll employment level of 498,300 was down by 500 from the revised February employment level of 498,800. The number of Rhode Island based jobs are up 6,400 from March 2017. The number of […]


Company to create new biomanufacturing jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on May 3, 2018

One company is growing and will create more biomanufacturing jobs in Rhode Island. Amgen, a biotechnology company, will expand in Rhode Island, with a new $160-million next-generation biomanufacturing plant that will be the first of its kind in the United States. The facility, which will produce approximately 150 new highly-skilled manufacturing jobs, will be supported […]


Recruitment campaign targets Rhode Island law enforcement jobs

Posted on May 3, 2018

A new recruitment campaign is targeting Rhode Island law enforcement jobs. Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, along with Rhode Island Capitol Police Chief Joseph T. Little Jr., announce the launch of a recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers. They also […]


Jobs in Rhode Island soar

Posted on March 30, 2018

The newest labor analytics show that jobs in Rhode Island are growing. New data from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that there were more jobs in Rhode Island last month than ever before. The State added 1,200 jobs in February and 6,300 over the last 12 months. Since Governor Raimondo […]


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