R.I. tied for highest unemployment rate in N.E. in Sept.

THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in Rhode Island was tied for the highest in New England in September. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE
THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in Rhode Island was tied for the highest in New England in September. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE
PROVIDENCE – The unemployment rate in Rhode Island in September was 3.6%, tied for the highest rate in New England, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. The unemployment rate in the Ocean State declined 0.3 percentage points year over year, tied for the third-highest percentage-point decline in the region with Connecticut and Massachusetts.…

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