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Company to create retail jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on November 9, 2017

Kohl’s is creating more retail jobs in Rhode Island. Kohl’s plans to invest in its store base and enhance the capabilities of its e-commerce fulfillment network. During the third quarter, Kohl’s will open four small format stores and its fifth e-commerce fulfillment center. The company continues to make progress on its initiatives to optimize and rightsize […]


Food service jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on November 6, 2017

The number of food service jobs in Rhode Island is climbing, according to recent labor statistics.  The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2017 was 4.3 percent, unchanged from the July rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one percentage point from the August 2016 rate of 5.3 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was […]


Company to hire for warehouse jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on November 6, 2017

A company is ramping up and hiring for warehouse jobs in Rhode Island. The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) is working with Pinnacle Logistics, a Dallas-based logistics company, to help hire up to 300 ramp and warehouse agents. Positions are immediately available on all shifts and are located […]


Veterans’ unemployment rate in Rhode Island drops

Posted on October 3, 2017

The state is lauding a recent drop in veterans’ unemployment rate in Rhode Island.  A US Department of Labor (USDOL) report shows that the unemployment rate among Rhode Island veterans fell by 1.7 percent over the last year, tying Rhode Island and West Virginia as the states with the steepest drops. The veterans’ unemployment rate […]


Company hires for warehouse jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on October 3, 2017

One company is expanding and recruiting for warehouse jobs in Rhode Island. The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) is working with Pinnacle Logistics, a Dallas-based logistics company, to help hire up to 300 ramp and warehouse agents. Positions are immediately available on all shifts and are located at […]


Construction jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on October 3, 2017

The number of construction jobs in Rhode Island have increased, according to recent labor statistics. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2017 was 4.3 percent, unchanged from the July rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one percentage point from the August 2016 rate of 5.3 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4 […]


Education jobs in Boston climb

Posted on September 10, 2017

The results are in, and it appears education jobs in Boston are growing. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July 2017 was 4.3 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the June rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one and one-tenth percentage points from the July 2016 rate of 5.4 percent. The […]


Veterans are getting Rhode Island jobs

Posted on September 6, 2017

More veterans are obtaining Rhode Island jobs. A US Department of Labor (USDOL) report showing that the unemployment rate among Rhode Island veterans fell by 1.7 percent over the last year, tying Rhode Island and West Virginia as the states with the steepest drops. The veterans’ unemployment rate decreased to 3.6 percent in May 2017 […]


Rhode Island healthcare jobs grow

Posted on September 6, 2017

The number of Rhode Island healthcare jobs is climbing. Payroll in Rhode Island totaled 499,200 in July, reflecting a gain of 3,100 jobs from the revised June estimate of 496,100. A total of 2,800 of the 3,100 jobs were generated in the private sector. Overall, the number of jobs in Rhode Island is up 8,500 […]


Construction jobs in Rhode Island tick up

Posted on August 8, 2017

New labor reports show that construction jobs in Rhode Island have increased. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2017 was 4.2 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the May rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one and two-tenths percentage points from the June 2016 rate of 5.4 percent. The number […]


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