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THE NORTHEAST consumer price index increased 2.1% year over year in March. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Northeast CPI rises 2.1% Y/Y in March, slower than national price...

PROVIDENCE – The consumer price index in the Northeast increased 2.1% year over year in March, slower than the national rate of 2.6% in...

R.I. has second-highest unemployment rate in N.E. in Feb.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the second-highest unemployment rate in New England in February at 7.3%, and was higher than the national rate of...

R.I. Jan. unemployment rate third highest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the third-highest unemployment rate in New England in January at 7.2%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Monday. The...

Northeast CPI rises 1.2% Y/Y in February, slower than national growth

PROVIDENCE – The consumer price index in the Northeast increased 1.2% year over year in February, slower than the national rate of 1.7%, the...
THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX in the Northeast grew at a slower rate in January compared with the national rate. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Northeast CPI rises 1.1% Y/Y in January

PROVIDENCE – The consumer price index in the Northeast region increased 1.1% year over year in January, not seasonally adjusted, slower than the national...

Providence metro unemployment rate ticks up to 7.6% in Dec.

PROVIDENCE – The nonseasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 7.6% in December, a rise from 6.8% in November and 3.2%...

R.I.’s December unemployment rate the highest in New England

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island unemployment rate of 8.1% in December remained above the national unemployment rate of 6.7%, and was highest in New...

Union membership declines outpaced by nonunion job losses in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The average number of union members in Rhode Island declined by 2,000 from 2019 to 2020 to 81,000, accounting for 17.8% of...

Report: Average nurse salary in R.I. 43.8% higher than average salary...

PROVIDENCE – The average wage of a nurse in Rhode Island was 43.8% higher than the average salary of all occupations in the state,...
THE PROVIDENCE METRO unemployment rate in November was 6.8%, according the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence metro unemployment rate hits 6.8% in November

PROVIDENCE – The nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 6.8% in November, a rise from 6.5% one month prior...

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