State Government Press Releases

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06/26/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. Today, the Department of Labor and Training announced new maximum weekly benefit amounts for the two major income support programs it runs for Rhode Island workers and employers Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI). Beginning July 1, 2020, the...
06/18/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. - The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 16.3 percent in May, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday. The May rate was down 1.8 percentage points from the revised April rate of 18.1 percent. Last year the rate was 3.6 percent in May. The...