COVID-19 UI claims reach 144K in R.I.

THE NUMBER of Rhode Islanders filing for Unemployment Insurance due to COVID-19 passed 144,000 as of Sunday. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE
THE NUMBER of Rhode Islanders filing for unemployment insurance due to COVID-19 passed 144,000 as of Sunday. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s COVID-19-related unemployment insurance claims rose 1,048 day to day on Sunday to total 144,124, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. UI claims since March 9 in Rhode Island total 190,201, rising 1,863 day to day. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance filings increased 740 day to day, to 38,384. The federally…

Register to keep reading or subscribe today and receive unlimited access.
Register Now Already a Subscriber? Login now

Purchase NowWant to share this story? Click Here to purchase a link that allows anyone to read it on any device whether or not they are a subscriber.

No posts to display