Report: R.I. recovery hindered by poor education and health services employment growth

RHODE ISLAND'S JOB RECOVERY from the Great Recession was hindered largely by the performance of three sectors, most prominently education and health services, in which employment growth lagged in comparison to average national growth. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
RHODE ISLAND'S JOB RECOVERY from the Great Recession was hindered largely by the performance of three sectors, most prominently education and health services, in which employment growth lagged in comparison to average national growth. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s employment growth has lagged behind the rest of the nation following the Great Recession and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is primarily due to the performance of the state’s health care and education sector. Overall, the number of jobs in Rhode Island grew 5.1 percent from June 2009 to…

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