R.I.’s 4.3% June unemployment rate mirrors figures last seen in 2001

RHODE ISLAND'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 4.3 percent in June 2018. After revisions, this represents the lowest rate the state has seen since 2001. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
RHODE ISLAND'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 4.3 percent in June 2018. After revisions, this represents the lowest rate the state has seen since 2001. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
PROVIDENCE – Falling 0.1 percentage points, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in June according to a report from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday. In June 2017, Rhode Island’s June unemployment rate stood at 4.2 percent. However, in Thursday’s report, the June 2017 rate had been revised to…

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