A WORK IN PROGRESS: $45M program aims to reemploy Rhode Islanders, but is it enough?

Scott R. Jensen watched helplessly as the number of out-of-work Rhode Islanders soared when COVID-19 hit in March. For months, unemployment claims climbed higher. And with much of the state shut down to prevent the spread of the virus, there wasn’t much the director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training could do to…

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