R.I. unemployment holds at 4.3% in August

RHODE ISLAND'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE remained at 4.3 percent in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
RHODE ISLAND'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE remained at 4.3 percent in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island in August held steady for the second consecutive month at 4.3 percent, a 1 percentage point decline year over year, according to a R.I. Department of Labor and Training report Thursday. The national seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August was 4.4 percent. Nonfarm payroll employment remained…
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