With labor force growth comes job growth, too

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
For a number of years, observers of the region’s ­economies have noted Rhode Island’s poorly performing labor force. Following the Great Recession, the number of people working or actively looking for work declined. And even once the state’s labor force started to grow, it took only baby steps compared with the most robust labor markets.…

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