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R.I. weekly PUA filings dip to 6.8K

PROVIDENCE – Pandemic unemployment-assistance filings in Rhode Island totaled 6,789 last week, down from 7,452 the previous week, according to the R.I. Department of...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha announced Monday that two Rhode Island residents, including a former DLT employee, have been ordered to repay over $15,000 to the state in fraudulent unemployment benefits. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL

Two R.I. residents ordered to repay $15K in fraudulently obtained unemployment...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island residents have been ordered to repay $15,371 to the state after pleading guilty to fraudulently obtaining unemployment insurance benefits...

R.I. monthly unemployment rate dips to 10.5%

CRANSTON – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island was 10.5% in September, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said on Thursday. The...

PUA weekly filings increase by 7.5K

PROVIDENCE – Pandemic unemployment-assistance filings in Rhode Island increased by 7,452 last week, to 310,887, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. PUA...
PARTS OF Rhode Island's economy is moving in the right direction, but signs of hope continue to be blunted by ongoing issues, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lardaro: There’s little to cheer about for R.I.’s economy

PROVIDENCE – Parts of Rhode Island's economy are moving in the right direction, but signs of hope continue to be blunted by ongoing issues,...

R.I. Department of Labor and Training awarded $1.3M opioid crisis grant

PROVIDENCE – A $1.3 million federal grant awarded to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will help provide jobs and training to address...
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE filings totaled 7,532 last week. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. weekly PUA filings dip to 7.5K

PROVIDENCE – Pandemic unemployment-assistance filings in Rhode Island increased by 7,532 last week, to 303,435, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. PUA...
SCREEN TIME: Mike Kelly, ­cybersecurity program director for the Community College of Rhode Island, performs a threat check. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

R.I. colleges try to satisfy cybersecurity demand

When the federal government started stepping up enforcement of cybersecurity requirements for agencies and contractors, McLaughlin Research Corp. was in a bind. The Middletown-based engineering...

DLT launches COVID-19-related job seeker resource platform

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training is launching an online platform called RI Navigator to help job seekers navigate unemployment resources,...

R.I. Commerce asked to provide $250K transfer to cover promised Virgin...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday is expected to take up a recommendation to temporarily cover half of a $500,000 state incentive...

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