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Rhode Island-Based Jobs Grew by 1,900 from October; November Unemployment Rate Rose to 2.9 Percent

CRANSTON, R.I. – Rhode Island businesses added 1,900 jobs in November as the state’s unemployment rate rose to 2.9 percent. Over the year, jobs were down 1,000 from November 2022, and the unemployment rate was down four-tenths of a percentage point. Through November, Rhode Island has recovered 97,900 or 90.4 percent of the 108,300 jobs lost during the Covid-19 shutdown. ...

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