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Rhode Island added 1,600 Jobs in March; Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent - The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2015 dropped to 6.3 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised February 2015 rate of 6.4 percent.Read more

April 10, 2015
New Phone and Fax Numbers To Be Activated at West Warwick netWORKri One-Stop Career Center - The West Warwick netWORKri One-Stop Career Center located at 1330 Main Street has upgraded its telephone system. As of Tuesday, April 14, the new telephone number will be (401) 462-4100 and the new fax number will be (401) 462-4107. Read more

April 10, 2015
February Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.3 Percent; Jobs down 2,700 from January - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2015 dropped to 6.3 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the January 2015 rate and down two and one-tenth percentage points from the February 2014 rate. Read more

Mar. 26, 2015
January Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.5 Percent; Jobs up 2,400 from December - DLT announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2015 dropped to 6.5 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from the December 2014 rate and down two and one-tenth percentage points from the January 2014 rate. Read more

Mar. 12, 2015
DLT to Host Two-Day Job Fair March 2-3 to Help Greencore USA, Inc., Hire Food Prep Workers at Quonset Business Park Location -The Business Workforce Center of the RI DLT will host a two-day recruitment at the Providence netWORKri Career Center at One Reservoir Avenue, Providence. Monday’s recruitment will run from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on March 2 and Tuesday’s recruitment will run from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on March 3. Read more

Feb. 27, 2015
DLT to Offer Rapid Response Services Tomorrow to Workers Laid off by Women & Infants Hospital - DLT is encouraging workers affected by the layoffs announced today by Women & Infants Hospital to attend a Rapid Response orientation session tomorrow, Tuesday, February 24. Read more

Feb. 23, 2015
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