With the announcement this week by former State Rep and Democratic Party Chair Ed Pacheco that he's running for SecretaryRead More
State Employee compensation in Rhode Island is significantly below competitive rates nationally, according to an independent study commissioned by the State's Department of Administration (DOA).
A sample of 21 job titles were compared in a comprehensive benchmark test against six other states and three comparable municipalities as well as prevalent wages within private sector occupational wages. The DOA’s commissioned report found Rhode Island State employees’ compensation does not stand up by comparison.
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The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for AprilRead More
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The federal government via its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released data revealingRead More
Taylor Swift is bringing more attention to Westerly and this time it is not good. Early this morning at approximately 2:15Read More
GoLocalProv has learned that Governor Lincoln Chafee will withdraw the proposed 3% raises to senior staff. The decisionRead More
Interfaith leaders and supporters blasted the state’s RI Works program as a failed safety net, lacking the toolsRead More
Interfaith leaders and supporters blasted the state’s RI Works program as a failed safety net, lacking the tools necessaryRead More