Jobless rate declines in Prov. metro in October

THE PROVIDENCE-FALL RIVER-WARWICK METROPOLITAN area's jobless rate had one of the largest declines in the country in October.
THE PROVIDENCE-FALL RIVER-WARWICK METROPOLITAN area's jobless rate had one of the largest declines in the country in October.
PROVIDENCE – Unemployment rates were lower in October than a year ago in 354 of the country’s 372 metropolitan areas, with the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick area experiencing among the greatest declines at 2.7 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate for the metropolitan area was 6.3 percent, compared with 9 percent…

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