Preliminary estimates for April show Connecticut added jobs last month while the unemployment rate remained unchanged.
Data from the State Labor Department show Connecticut added 2,600 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate held steady at 8% — or four-tenths of a point above the national average.
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V HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s labor force is showing steep declines, alarming some economists. The labor force contracted in each of the last six months of 2012. Federal statistics show that between 2010 and […]
Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.6% in December, but figures released by the Department of Labor also show a net loss of 1,800 jobs for the month. During 2012, the state gained jobs in five months, lost jobs in five months, and was steady once — and showed a loss of 100 jobs for the full year,
The State Labor Department says unemployment in Connecticut dropped two-tenths of a percent last month, to 8.8 percent
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Connecticut’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in October, returning to 9 percent after falling below that threshold in the summer.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.