DLT: RI’s unemployment declines in April as jobs added

RHODE ISLAND UNEMPLOYMENT declined 0.4 percentage points year over year to 3.7% in April. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
RHODE ISLAND UNEMPLOYMENT declined 0.4 percentage points year over year to 3.7% in April. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
PROVIDENCE –  The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly in April as 5,000 more jobs were added year over year, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Last month’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.7%, a 0.4 percentage-point decrease year over year, a report released Thursday by the department said. The Ocean State…

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