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Changed by pandemic, many workers won’t return to old jobs

There’s a wild card in the push to return to post-pandemic life: Many workers don’t want to go back to the jobs they once...
EASING IN: Gov. Daniel J. McKee supports letting the unemployed and underemployed ease back into the workforce, so they can continue to collect unemployment benefits while working part time. Several other states are moving to end supplemental weekly $300 payments to encourage more people to consider available jobs. / AP PHOTO/
PAUL SAKUMA

UI changes a Band-Aid for wounded R.I. job market

It’s surreal to think that after a more than yearlong pandemic and 450,000-plus COVID-19 unemployment filings in Rhode Island, that jobs would now be...

States push jobless from virus recession to return to work

STOWE, Vt. (AP) – Eduardo Rovetto is hoping the state of Vermont's reinstated requirement that people who are collecting unemployment benefits must seek work...

Should unemployment recipients be allowed to work more and still receive...

State lawmakers are weighing whether to allow unemployment recipients who work part time to make more money while continuing to receive the government benefits. Legislation...

R.I. continuing unemployment claims tick back up

PROVIDENCE – The number of individuals collecting continuing unemployment benefits in Rhode Island increased by 608 week to week to 68,475, after falling by...

R.I. unemployment claims track back down

PROVIDENCE – The number of individuals collecting continuing unemployment benefits in Rhode Island declined by 1,892 week to week to 67,867, after rising by...

R.I. unemployment rate ticks down to 7.1% in March

PROVIDENCE – The unemployment rate in Rhode Island in March was 7.1%, a decline from 7.3% in February but a rise from 4% one...

U.S. jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to 576,000, a post-COVID low and a hopeful sign that...

R.I. continuing unemployment claims edge upward

PROVIDENCE – The number of individuals collecting continuing unemployment benefits in Rhode Island increased by 729 week to week to 69,759, the R.I. Department...

R.I. unemployment claims continue slow decline

PROVIDENCE – The number of individuals collecting continuing unemployment benefits in Rhode Island declined by 1,264 week to week to 69,030, the R.I. Department...

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