Pandemic unemployment assistance filings increase by 1.8K; COVID-19 UI claims rise 581

PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE flings increased by 1,812 on Wednesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/PAUL SANCYA
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE flings increased by 1,812 on Wednesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/PAUL SANCYA
PROVIDENCE – Pandemic unemployment assistance filings in Rhode Island increased by 1,812 on Wednesday, rising to 89,027 to date, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. The federally backed unemployment assistance program covers small-business owners, the self-employed and contractors. COVID-19-specific unemployment insurance filings increased by 581 Wednesday, totaling 183,845 to date. Since March…

Want More?

Subscribe or register with Providence Business News to keep reading.

REGISTER
for 2 more stories

Subscribe now for $1 for 4 weeks
Already a Subscriber? Login now

Purchase NowWant to share this story? Click Here to purchase a link that allows anyone to read it on any device whether or not they are a subscriber.

- Advertisement -

No posts to display