The Current Employment
Statistics Program, also known as the '790' program, is a monthly survey
of business establishments. Approximately 1,700 Rhode Island businesses
voluntarily participate in the CES survey, providing the LMI unit with a
monthly count of employees, hours worked, and wages paid. CES provides
current estimates of non-farm establishment employment as well as hours
and earnings for production workers employed in the Manufacturing sector.
2013 Benchmark Summary