State labor officials say about 43,000 Connecticut residents could lose emergency unemployment benefits at the end of December unless Congress continues the program.
Connecticut’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in October, returning to 9 percent after falling below that threshold in the summer.
New statistics from the Connecticut Department of Labor show that for the second straight month, Connecticut’s unemployment rate has dropped.
Connecticut added 5,300 jobs during 2010, though December unemployment held steady at nine percent.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) – The state Labor Department says Connecticut gained 5,300 jobs in October, though the unemployment rate remained unchanged from September at 9.1 percent. Salvatore DiPillo, a state labor statistics supervisor, says the […]