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News Release Subject Date
Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 1,700 from December; January Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.0 Percent Labor Force Estimates March 7, 2019
Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance Call Center will be Closed for the Remainder of Friday, March 1, 2019 Unemployment Insurance March 1, 2019
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 2,200 from November; December Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.9 Percent Labor Force Estimates January 17, 2019
November Unemployment Rate of 3.8 Percent Unchanged from October; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 900 from October Labor Force Estimates December 20, 2018
DLT Announces 2019 Rates For Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance UI and TDI Rates December 10, 2018
October Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 500 from September Labor Force Estimates November 15, 2018
September Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Unchanged from August Labor Force Estimates October 18, 2018
August Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.0 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 2,400 from July Labor Force Estimates September 20, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 1,200 from June; July Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.1 Percent Labor Force Estimates August 16, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 2,500 from May; June Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3 Percent Labor Force Estimates July 19, 2018
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amounts for Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance to Increase Beginning July 1, 2018 UI and TDI Rates 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 Workforce Regulation June 26, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 1,200 from April; May Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.4 Percent Labor Force Estimates June 14, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 900 from March; April Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.5 Percent Labor Force Estimates May 17, 2018
System upgrade to affect Labor & Training services on Friday, May 11 Administrative Upgrades May 10, 2018
March Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.5 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 500 from February Labor Force Estimates April 19, 2018
Workers’ Compensation Announces Free Seminar on Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Treatment Approaches to Effective Pain Control in the Era of Opioids Workers' Compensation April 3, 2018
Systems Upgrade to affect Labor and Training Services on Friday, March 23, 2018 Administrative Upgrade March 23, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 1,200 from January; February Unemployment Rate Held Steady Labor Force Estimates March 22, 2018
January Unemployment Rate Held Steady; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 200 from December Labor Force Estimates March 8, 2018
Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 600 from November; December Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.4 Percent Labor Force Estimates January 18, 2018

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