DLT Director: If RI takes ‘pause’ seriously, economic outlook is positive

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training is preparing for new claims to roll in during Rhode Island’s two-week “pause.”

In his bi-monthly appearance on 12 News Now at 4, DLT Director Scott Jensen discussed the following topics:

  • Rhode Island’s preparation for the “pause”
  • Options available to those who are laid off or have their hours reduced
  • RI’s current unemployment rate
  • How is seasonal employment impacted this year?
  • What happens when the stimulus expires in December
  • How to tell when your benefits are close to expiration

Watch the full interview with Director Jensen in the video above.

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