(Updated 3:32 p.m.)
Rhode Island’s jobless rate fell to 5.6 percent in August, a two-tenths of a percentage point drop from July and 1.8 percentage point decline from August 2014, the state Department of Labor and Training reported on Thursday.
Bryant University offers the most bang for your buck when it comes to earnings after attending for Rhode Island institutions of higher learning, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard.
Rhode Island has received a $5 million American Apprenticeship Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve worker training, and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said it will help people get jobs and attract businesses to Rhode Island.