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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
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 1,200 from June; July Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.1 Percent - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for for July 2018 was 4.1 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the June rate of 4.3 percent. Read more

August 16, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 2,500 from May; June Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3 Percent - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2018 was 4.3 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the May rate of 4.4 percent. Read more

July 19, 2018
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amounts for Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance to Increase Beginning July 1, 2018 - Today, the DLT announced new maximum weekly benefit amounts for the two biggest income support programs it runs for Rhode Island workers and employers – Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI). Read more

June 28, 2018
Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act Takes Effect July 1 Makes Paid Sick and Safe Leave Available to More Rhode Islanders - DLT reminds Rhode Island employers that the Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act takes effect on July 1, 2018. Read more

June 26, 2018

 

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