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Lack Of Action In Congress Could Affect Jobless Benefits For State Residents

State labor officials say about 43,000 Connecticut residents could lose emergency unemployment benefits at the end of December unless Congress continues the program.


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Unemployment Up Again, Despite Jobs Gain

Connecticut’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in October, returning to 9 percent after falling below that threshold in the summer.


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State’s Unemployment Rate Drops in October

New statistics from the Connecticut Department of Labor show that for the second straight month, Connecticut’s unemployment rate has dropped.



Unemployment In State Steady at 9%

Connecticut added 5,300 jobs during 2010, though December unemployment held steady at nine percent.


Connecticut Adds 5,300 Jobs; Jobless Rate Unchanged

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 […]