State Jobs Report: Employment Flat For 2016, Up In JanuaryA new employment report from the state Labor Department shows that the number of jobs in Connecticut was flat last year. The number of jobs jumped by 5,700 in January of this year.
State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate UnchangedAccording to numbers released by the state Labor Department, Connecticut added about 3,500 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.7 percent.
State Unemployment Rate Improves, But Jobs LostThe state's unemployment rate is below 8 percent for the first time since 2009.
New England Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.8 PercentThe unemployment rate in New England ticked down in April to 6.8 percent, remaining lower than the national rate and in line with other states in the region.
Connecticut Unemployment Below 9 PercentConnecticut's Labor Department reports the state unemployment rate dipped to 8.9 percent in September, falling below 9 percent for the first time in almost two years.