R.I. unemployment continues to decline in Aug., hits 4%

PROVIDENCE – After falling 0.1 percentage points month-to-month in August, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rested at 4.0 percent, per a report from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday. August’s measure marks a 0.4 percentage point year-over-year decline from the 4.4 percent measured in Rhode Island in August 2017. "When I…

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