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  2016 News Releases  
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 1,700 from September; October Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.56 Percent
November 17, 2016
  DLT Will Help CVS Workers Affected By the Layoffs However We Can
November 3, 2016
  The Bottom Line: New Program Seeks To Help RI’s Long-term Unemployed
(NPR Interview with Director Scott Jensen)
October 28, 2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 900 from August; September Unemployment Rate Remains at 5.6 Percent
October 20, 2016
  Governor Raimondo Launches Talent Sourcing Solution That’s the ‘Missing Link’ to Connect Unemployed Job Seekers and Employers
(released by the Skills for RI's Future)
October 20, 2016
  Statement Concerning Arraignment of Ex-DLT Employee Accused of Theft of Unemployment Insurance Funds
October 13, 2016
  DLT, Attorney General’s Office Warn of Inaccurate Information on Look-Alike Workers’ Comp Website
September 21, 2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 700 from July; August Unemployment Rate Increases to 5.6 Percent
September 15, 2016
  Raimondo Visit to Computer Coding Class Spotlights State's Actions to Overcome IT Skills Gap
(released by the Governor's Office)
September 2, 2016
  Job Fair for West Valley Inn Employees Postponed
August 23,2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 1,400 from June; July Unemployment Rate Remains at 5.5 Percent
August 18,2016
  Raimondo Highlights Unemployment Program's Customer Service Turnaround
(released by the Governor's Office)
August 3, 2016
  DLT Advises Job-Seekers to Watch out for Job Offers from Fake Recruiters
July 27, 2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 1,700 from May; June Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.5 Percent
July 21, 2016
  Raimondo, Electric Boat Unveil Strategic Plan for Workforce Pipeline at Quonset Point
(released by the Governor's Office)
July 19, 2016
  DLT Advises Unemployment Customers that Peak Claim Period Has Arrived
June 28, 2016
  May Unemployment Rate Remains at 5.4 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 2,000 from April
June 16, 2016
  April Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.3 Percent; RI-Based Jobs Down 1,500 from March
May 19, 2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 2,700 from February; March Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 5.4 Percent
April 14, 2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 300 from January; February Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 5.4 Percent
March 24, 2016
  Website That Speeds Employers’ Exchanges about Workers’ Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance Is Off-Line Tomorrow
March 15, 2016
  U.S. Senator Jack Reed to Headline DLT Employer Event
March 11, 2016
  January Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.3 Percent; Rhode Island-Based Jobs Down 600 from December
March 10, 2016
  Plan to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Comes to RI
February 9, 2016
  West Warwick netWORKri One-Stop Career Center Closed for Renovations Feb. 15-19
February 8, 2016
  Rhode Island-Based Jobs Up 1,100 from November; December Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.1 Percent
January 21, 2016



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