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  2015 News Releases  
  October Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.3 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 100 from September
November 19, 2015
  Rhode Island Recognized for Running One of Nation’s Top-Performing Unemployment Insurance Tax Operations
October 26, 2015
  September Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.4 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 1,800 from August
October 15, 2015
  DLT Continues Crackdown on Workplace Fraud
Second Enforcement Action Brings Amount of Penalties to over $1 Million
October 13, 2015
  August Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.6 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 800 from July
September 17, 2015
  Raimondo Supports Job-Training Partnerships - Real Jobs Rhode Island Planning Conference Helps Employers Build Skilled Workforce
(released by the Governor's Office)
September 15, 2015
  Forty Employers to Attend First Annual Central Falls Job Fair
September 14, 2015
  Raimondo Cracks Down on Workplace Fraud; Demands Fair Pay for Workers
(released by the Governor's Office)
September 1, 2015
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 3,300 from June; July Unemployment Rate at 5.8 Percent
August 20, 2015
  Second Straight Rate Reduction for Insurers Providing Workers’ Comp Coverage Signals DLT’s Commitment to Making It Easier to Do Business with Business
July 23, 2015
  DLT Statement on Unemployment Insurance Mailing
July 21, 2015
  Rhode Island June Unemployment Rate at 5.9 Percent; Jobs Down 300 from May
July 16, 2015
  Global medical packaging firm Nelipak is hiring at its Cranston location with job fair to be held Tuesday, July 14, from 2-7 PM
July 13, 2015
  Applications for planning grant funds available through Real Jobs Rhode Island are due at DLT Friday, July 3
June 30, 2015
  DLT to host two-day job fair June 24-25 to help Greencore hire 200+ workers at Quonset Business Park location
June 23, 2015
  Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Below 6.0 Percent; 3,400 Jobs Added in May
June 18, 2015
  2015-16 Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance Rates Announced
June 11, 2015
  Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dropped to 6.1 Percent; Added 600 Jobs in April
May 21, 2015
  Opportunity to Learn More about Real Jobs Rhode Island Tomorrow
May 21, 2015
  Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dropped to 6.1 Percent; Added 600 Jobs in April
May 21, 2015
  Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training now accepting planning grant proposals for Real Jobs RI workforce development initiative
May 4, 2015
  Rhode Island added 1,600 Jobs in March; Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent
April 16, 2015
  New Phone and Fax Numbers To Be Activated at West Warwick netWORKri One-Stop Career Center
April 10, 2015
  February Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.3 Percent; Jobs down 2,700 from January
March 26, 2015
  January Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.5 Percent; Jobs up 2,400 from December
March 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
February 27, 2015
  DLT to Offer Rapid Response Services Tomorrow to Workers Laid off by Women & Infants Hospital
February 23 2015
  DLT Takes Action Against Alleged Employee Criminal Conduct
February 19, 2015
  Raimondo Launches Pay Equity Tip Line, Website (Released by the Governor)
February 10, 2015
  DLT to Host Two-Day Job Fair Feb. 2-3 to Help Greencore USA, Inc., Hire 100 Workers at Quonset Business Park Location
January 30, 2015
  Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.8 Percent in December 2014 — Jobs up 7,700 in 2014
January 22, 2015
  Tax Forms for Customers Receiving Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Caregiver Insurance Benefits During 2014 Are Available for Download from DLT Website
January 13, 2015


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

Phone: (401) 462-8000
Fax (401) 462-8872
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