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Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 2,200 from November; December Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.9 Percent - - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2018 was 3.9 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the November rate. Read more

January 17, 2019
November Unemployment Rate of 3.8 Percent Unchanged from October; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 900 from October - DLT today announcedtoday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November 2018 was 3.8 percent, unchanged from the October rate. Read more

December 20, 2018
DLT Announces 2019 Rates For Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance - DLT today announced next year’s rates for the two biggest income support programs it runs for Rhode Island workers and employers — Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance. Read more

December 10, 2018
October Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 500 from September - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October 2018 was 3.8 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the September rate of 3.9 percent. Read more

November 15, 2018
September Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Unchanged from August - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for for Sept. 2018 was 3.9 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the August rate of 4.0 percent. Read more

October 18, 2018
August Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.0 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 2,400 from July - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for for August 2018 was 4.0 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the July rate of 4.1 percent. Read more

September 20, 2018

 

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