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March Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.5 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 500 from February - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2018 was 4.5 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised February rate of 4.6 percent. Read more

April 19, 2018
Workers’ Compensation Announces Free Seminar on Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Treatment Approaches to Effective Pain Control in the Era of Opioids - On April 12, DLT's Workers’ Compensation Division will hold a free one-day seminar at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick where speakers will review new methods and approaches to chronic pain management. Read more

April 3, 2018
Systems Upgrade to affect Labor and Training Services on Friday, March 23 - DLT will undergo an essential IT system upgrade this Friday, March 23, that will affect customer accessibility to most agency services from 5 PM until midnight. Read more

March 23, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 1,200 from January; February Unemployment Rate Held Steady - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the January rate. Read more

March 22, 2018
January Unemployment Rate Held Steady; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 200 from December - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the revised December rate. Read more

March 8, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 600 from November; December Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.4 Percent - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2017 was 4.4 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the November rate. Read more

Jan. 18, 2018

 

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RI Department of Labor and Training
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