The RI Department of Labor and Training provides workforce development, workforce security and workforce protection to the state’s workers, employers and citizens. Through federal and state funding, it offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT also protects the workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. And, the department provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers.
Labor Market Information describes the labor area in terms of its jobs, workers, wages, industrial structure and economic conditions. The Labor Market Information (LMI) Unit is responsible for the collection, analysis, dissemination and publication of a wide variety of information on the Rhode Island labor market. We strive to make the latest available information universally accessible to job seekers, employers, planners, policy makers, economists, news media, government officials and other customers.
Where is Rhode Island's economy headed? Can your business thrive in this business environment? What information do you need to make informed decisions about your company's future?
Labor Market Information (LMI) should be a critical piece in your strategic planning for your business. It can provide insight into Rhode Island's economy.
The following web pages offer you Labor Market Information tailored for business. LMI can be used in making decisions for marketing, determining the available labor pool, hiring staff, paying wages, determining site locations, or expanding your business. These are just a few examples of using LMI in your business decision making to compete in today's economy. Look around and gain the edge!
LMI for Business