Wage records

Data Reveal Challenges and Opportunity for Rhode Island’s Young Adults

by Christina Pena
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Rhode Island DataHUB has released a new data story that examines the workforce outcomes of young adults who have been educated at the state’s public postsecondary institutions. Through charts, graphs, and brief text, the story conveys the challenges members of this group face as Rhode Island seeks to improve their employment outcomes.

Wage Record Demand Is Up

by Rachel Zinn
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

As more education, workforce and social service programs seek data to determine whether participants move on to get jobs, demand for states’ Unemployment Insurance (UI) wage records is increasing.

All states collect UI wage records from businesses that show information about employees’ quarterly earnings. These records can be linked with program participant information to see whether people are employed and calculate average post-program earnings.