R.I. unemployment dips to 16.3% in May

RHODE ISLAND unemployment declined to 16.3% in May as the state entered into Phase I of reopening. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE
RHODE ISLAND unemployment declined to 16.3% in May as the state entered into Phase I of reopening. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's May unemployment rate was 16.3%, a decline from a revised 18.1% in April but still much higher than the 3.6% from one year prior, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said on Thursday. The U.S. unemployment rate for May was 13.3%, a decline from 14.7% one month prior and 3.6%…

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