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R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR and Training announced an expansion of its Summer Youth Employment Program, which received $1.8 million from the Governor's Workforce Board toward that effort.

Summer Youth Employment Program awarded $1.8M

CRANSTON – The Governor’s Workforce Board awarded $1.8 million to the Summer Youth Employment Program, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday....
Rhode Island's unemployment held steady in April, and declined 1.1 percentage points year over year.

Unemployment holds steady at 4.3 percent in April

PROVIDENCE – The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 4.3 percent in April according to a statement released by the R.I. Department...
THE CRANSTON WORKING CITIES Challenge team discussed their winning design grant proposal with Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren and Executive Vice President Jeff Fuhrer. Cranston is one of three teams awarded $400,000. /COURTESY FERDERAL RESERVE RANK OF BOSTON / STEVE OSEMWENKHAE

Cranston, Newport and Providence win Working Cities Challenge grants

PROVIDENCE – Cranston, Newport and Providence each won $400,000 grants in the Rhode Island Working Cities Challenge Competition, the Federal Bank of Boston announced...
The Rhode Island unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in March, the lowest since March 2001, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. /COURTESY DLTRI

DLT: Jobless rate falls to 4.3% in March

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in March, the lowest since March 2001, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training...

The state has handed out millions of dollars in incentives to...

Government incentives tied to job creation or real estate development are intended to keep businesses in Rhode Island, attract new employers and spur economic...

Sheku sentenced for UI funds theft

PROVIDENCE – A former senior employment interviewer with the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on April 3 was sentenced to 21 months in federal...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING said Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in February. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. jobless rate falls again in Feb. to 4.5%, below national...

PROVIDENCE - Falling to a level not seen since May 2001, Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in February, the R.I....
THE R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Rhode Island's unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent in January. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

DOT: R.I. jobless rate dips in January to 4.7%, lower than...

(Updated, 4:10 p.m.)</font size> PROVIDENCE – The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island fell to 4.7 percent in January, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate slipped to 5.5 percent in October, compared with September's 5.6 percent, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. jobless rate drops slightly in October, down to 5.5%

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior...
RHODE ISLAND'S unemployment rate rose slightly in August to 5.6 percent from July's 5.5 percent, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. unemployment rate has slight uptick in August

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in August, up one-tenth of one percentage point from July and down two-tenths...
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