January 2018 unemployment rate holds fast at 4.5 percent

COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island held steady at 4.5 percent in January, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. January’s unemployment rate is 0.1 percentage points lower than the January 2017 measurement. The nationwide unemployment rate for January 2018 was 4.1 percent, the same…

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