The RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT), in conjunction with the US Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), will host a free employer workshop on the benefits of instituting an employee retirement plan. The workshop will be held at DLT's Cranston location, 1511 Pontiac Avenue, on Wednesday, September 12 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Advance registration is required by calling 1-888-616-JOBS or registering online at www.dlt.ri.gov.
The "Choosing a Retirement Solution for Your Small Business" workshop is part of an ongoing employer education series offered by the RI Department of Labor and Training. Step-by-step guides to establishing a retirement savings plan and advantages such as tax credits and employee retention will be reviewed.
The RI Department of Labor and Training Business Workforce Center offers free walk-in services for employers in the areas of job-matching, recruitment, training and transition assistance. The Business Workforce Center is one component of the department's comprehensive workforce development services, which include netWORKri one-stop career centers, the EmployRI.org online career center, the YouthWORKS411 workforce system, Veterans' services, and the State Workforce Investment Office.