State Sees Gains In Latest Job Report

Rhode Island's February unemployment rate dropped.  

It was three-point-nine percent, that's down from four-point-two-percent in January according to the U.S. Department of Labor.  

The State Labor Department says the state added 800 jobs in manufacturing. 

Construction was up by 700 jobs. 

Healthcare picked up about 500 new jobs over the last reporting period. 

The national jobless rate last month was three-point-eight percent.  

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