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Rhode Island Jobs Hit New All-Time High, Unemployment Rate Level with National Average

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January 17, 2019

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PROVIDENCE, RI - Rhode Island ended 2018 at an all-time high with 505,000 jobs in the state, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. There have been over a half-million jobs in Rhode Island for seven consecutive months. At 3.9%, Rhode Island's unemployment rate is now level with the national average.