Has your company added employees in the last three-and-a-half years?

UNEMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year and 0.1 percentage points month to month in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
UNEMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year and 0.1 percentage points month to month in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Since Gov. Gina M. Raimondo took office in January 2015, the unemployment rate in Rhode Island has gone from 6.6 percent to 4 percent at its last reading in August. (During her predecessor Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s term, the jobless rate went from 11 percent to 6.7 percent.)

There is no question that more people are working in Rhode Island than when Gov. Raimondo was inaugurated. The question is, has your company been one of the enterprises that has added to its workforce during her term?

Has your company added employees in the last three-and-a-half years?

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