Report: R.I.’s initial unemployment claims declining slowest of all states

A RECENT REPORT found that Rhode Island's weekly initial unemployment claims have declined the slowest of all states since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. / AP FILE PHOTO/PAUL SAKUMA
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s initial unemployment claims for the week of June 21 had recovered the least of any state since the start of the pandemic, according to WalletHub Thursday. Despite ranking highly on multiple COVID-19 economic recovery indexes, the Ocean State’s initial claims, which reflects the number of individuals applying for unemployment aid in…

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