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Unemployment Rate at 7.6 percent in September 2014 -- Jobs up 400 from August - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2014 remained at 7.6 percent, unchanged from the revised August 2014 rate and down one and nine-tenths percentage points from the September 2013 rate. Read more

Oct. 16, 2014
DLT Is Advising RI Businesses of a No-Cost Event on Oct. 15 That Will Help Equip Them to Spot and Prevent Benefit Fraud - Presenters include officials and representatives from DLT, the RI State Police, the RI Office of the Attorney General and the US Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations. Read more

Oct. 9, 2014
DLT Teams with Attorney General’s Office and RI Ethics Commission to Offer Annual Training Session to State Board Members Today - The RI Department of Labor and Training, the RI Office of the Attorney General and the RI Ethics Commission delivered their annual training session for state board members today at DLT. Read more

Oct. 6, 2014
Recruiting up to 200 seasonal customer service specialists - The Business Workforce Center at the RI DLT will host a recruitment event, Tuesday, September 23, to help Connextions, an Optum Company, recruit customer service specialists. Read more

Sept. 18, 2014
Unemployment Rate Remains at 7.7 percent in August 2014 Jobs up 100 from July - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Aug. 2014 remained at 7.7 percent, unchanged from the July 2014 rate and down one and nine-tenths percentage points from the Aug. 2013 rate. Read more

Sept. 18, 2014
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Turn to Ten - Unemployed must now post resumes on job site

Southern RI Newspapers - Jobless get help starting own businesses

Prov.Business News - RI DLT working harder to re-employ the jobless

ProvJournal - RI Labor Dept. to help unemployed workers with new grant funding

Turnto10.com - Director Fogarty talks about the latest news at DLT

WJAR - State launches Self Employment Program


Michael Healey
Chief Public Relations Officer
(401) 462-8090

RI Department of Labor and Training
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

Phone: (401) 462-8000
Fax (401) 462-8872
TTY via RI Relay: 711
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