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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 […]


Complex to create Rhode Island jobs

Posted on March 30, 2018

A new complex built on innovation is creating Rhode Island jobs. State and local officials joined representatives from Wexford Science and Technology, Brown University, the Cambridge Innovation Center, Johnson & Johnson and members of the public to celebrate the completion of construction on the steel framing surrounding the Wexford Innovation Complex. The project is being built […]


Food services jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on March 29, 2018

According to labor statistics, food service jobs in Rhode Island continue to climb. The RI Department of Labor and Training announced that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the January rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is also unchanged from the February 2017 rate of 4.5 percent. The […]


Commitments may bolster Rhode Island jobs

Posted on March 6, 2018

A number of employers are making a commitment that may boost Rhode Island jobs. Nine of Rhode Island’s largest employers have made a public commitment to buy more products and services from local Rhode Island companies. In her State of the State address, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced the Supply RI initiative, a new effort […]


Construction jobs in Rhode Island fall

Posted on March 6, 2018

The newest labor statistics show that construction jobs in Rhode Island have decreased. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2017 was 4.4 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the November rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down half of a percentage point from the December 2016 rate of 4.9 percent. Estimated […]


State hires for law enforcement jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on March 6, 2018

The state is busy filling key hires for law enforcement jobs in Rhode Island. Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, and Chief Sheriff David M. DeCesare announce that nine new deputy sheriffs were sworn in earlier to fill vacancies within the Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs. They are […]


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