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DLT Advises Unemployment Customers that Peak Claim Period Has Arrived; Agency offers tips to help expedite payments amid annual seasonal influx that is expected to total 5,000 claims by July 9 - DLT is advising Rhode Islanders who are filing unemployment claims that the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year.. Read more

June 28, 2016
May Unemployment Rate Remains at 5.4 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 2,000 from April - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May 2016 was 5.4 percent, unchanged from the revised April rate. Read more

June 16, 2016
April Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.3 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 1,500 from March - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2016 was 5.3 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the March rate of 5.4 percent. Read more

May 19, 2016
Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 2,700 from February; March Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 5.4 Percent - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2016 remained unchanged from the February rate of 5.4 percent.
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April 14, 2016
Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 300 from January; February Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 5.4 Percent - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2016 remained unchanged from the revised January rate of 5.4 percent. Read more

March 24, 2016

 

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