Offers an online Rhode Island job bank and other job listings, detailed labor market information for the state, the Rhode Island Employer Handbook, and descriptions of the department’s programs and services.
Business assistance including environmental permits, workplace safety, marketing, location assistance, and training; descriptions of business structures; financial counseling and sources of financing; and tax information.
Information from the federal government on starting, financing, and expanding small businesses. Also includes procurement information; an online library of resources; links to federal, state, and local government resources; and other related links.
Released every year, County Business Patterns provides the number of employees, annual payroll, total number of establishments, and the number of establishments by employment class size for every industry. Data are also available by industry or by state, county, Metropolitan Statistical Area, and zip code.
A 2005 publication from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) designed to help small businesses comply with OSHA workplace safety standards. Click "view online" to access the source.