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At last, moving in the right direction
After seeing labor-force growth in the early part of the century until the Great Recession hit, Rhode Island began a long slide in the number of people actively engaged in the marketplace, either employed or looking for work. Finally, in 2017 the state’s labor force has shown significant strides forward, and given that the unemployment rate is falling, too, it is good news.
 / Source: R.I. Department of Labor and Training

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