Providence metro Nov. unemployment ticks down while labor force grows

THE NON-SEASONALLY ADJUSTED unemployment rate in the Providence metro area decreased 0.1 percentage points year over year to 4.2 percent. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
THE NON-SEASONALLY ADJUSTED unemployment rate in the Providence metro area decreased 0.1 percentage points year over year to 4.2 percent. / COURTESY U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
PROVIDENCE - The civilian labor force in the Providence metropolitan area grew year over year in November while the unemployment rate ticked down, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday. The labor force in the metro area increased to 683,737 from 679,142 in November. The number of unemployed in the metro area declined…

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