Unemployment ticks down, job gains continue for R.I. in July

RHODE ISLAND's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 4.3 percent in June to 4.1 percent in July. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
RHODE ISLAND's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 4.3 percent in June to 4.1 percent in July. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in July, two-tenths of a percentage point lower than the unemployment rate in June, according to a Thursday report from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. A year-over-year comparison saw the Ocean State’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fall 0.3 percentage points compared…
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