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Report says Mass. wage growth lags despite strong job market

State House News Service |

The labor force in Massachusetts this year has grown faster than in any state in the nation and employers have added nearly 300,000 jobs since 2007.

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Movers & Shakers

Harrington Physician Services, Mount Wachusett Community College and BayCoast Mortgage Company are among companies announcing recent hires and promotions.

Businesses are catering to the Sandwich Generation

Emily Micucci |

Small businesses aren't as beholden to employees thrust into the new trend of adult caregiving, but they still must find a way to operate and retain talent.

Bike-sharing program coming to Worcester

Zachary Comeau |

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced it helped to bring a bike sharing company ofo to Worcester staring Sept. 14.

Workers press Baker for metal detectors at mental health facilities

State House News Service |

Workers at inpatient mental health facilities around the state fear they lack specific infrastructure to keep everyone physically safe.

RGGI states emissions reduction agreement

State House News Service |

The nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative consortium has settled on a 30 percent reduction in carbon pollution from the region's power plants by 2030.

Report says link between education and pay strengthens

State House News Service |

Half of the workers who comprise the Massachusetts workforce hold at least a bachelor's degree, a new report finds.

Worcester unemployment ticks up to 4.7%

The unemployment rate in the Worcester metropolitan area ticked up slightly to 4.7 percent in July from 4.6 percent in June.

Movers & Shakers

Main Street Bank, Becker College, UniBank and The Training Associates Corp. are among the eight organization who announced recent hires and promotions.

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