R.I. unemployment rate stands at record-low 2.7% in July

RHODE ISLAND'S seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.7% in July, matching the lowest rate on record and unchanged from June, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said on Thursday. / AP FILE PHOTO/LYNNE SLADKY
CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.7% in July, unchanged from June and matching the lowest rate on record, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said on Thursday.  Nonfarm payrolls totaled 496,200 in July, an increase of 100 from the revised count in June and up 12,700 year over year. These…

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