Providence metro unemployment declines in Aug.

THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in the Providence metro area, seasonally unadjusted, declined to 3.8% in August. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in the Providence metro area, seasonally unadjusted, declined to 3.8% in August. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE
PROVIDENCE – The unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.2 percentage points year over year to 3.8% in August, seasonally unadjusted, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday. The unemployment rate in the metro area was the same as the Rhode Island and the United States unemployment rates. Unemployment rates were…

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