R.I. has second highest unemployment rate in N.E.

RHODE ISLAND'S unemployment rate of 3.5% in November was the second highest rate in New England. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE
RHODE ISLAND'S unemployment rate of 3.5% in November was the second highest rate in New England. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has the second highest unemployment rate in New England, at 3.5% in November, seasonally adjusted, level with the national rate, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate in the Ocean State declined by 0.5 percentage points year over year, the second fastest decline in the region, the bureau…

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