Jobs Older Rhode Islanders contribute to the state’s economy in myriad ways. Did You Know: Residents age 50 years or older account for nearly 40 percent of the state’s workforce? That’s right. Over 70 percent of Rhode Islanders 50 to 64 years old are employed. It’s never too late to pursue your dreams or to make a career change. If you, or someone you know, is a mature worker exploring career opportunities, check out these programs: Network RI - Connecting job seekers with a range of services and opportunities. Platform to Employment - Connecting mature, long-term unemployed job seekers with training and career counseling Senior Community Service Employment Program – Connecting mature job seekers with training opportunities in public and non-profit businesses throughout Rhode Island Rhode Island law makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex , disability, ancestral origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression and age (at least 40 years of age). File a complaint here.