BLS: R.I. Dec. unemployment rate 2nd highest in N.E.

THE RHODE ISLAND UNEMPLOYMENT rate was the second highest in New England in December. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
THE RHODE ISLAND UNEMPLOYMENT rate was the second highest in New England in December. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island unemployment rate was the second highest in New England in December at 4.4 percent, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Tuesday. The Ocean State unemployment rate was second only to Connecticut's 4.6 percent unemployment rate. New Hampshire had the lowest unemployment rate (2.6 percent), followed by Vermont (2.8…
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