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State Unemployment Rate Improves, But Jobs Lost

The state’s unemployment rate is below 8 percent for the first time since 2009.



New England Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.8 Percent

The 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 Percent

Connecticut’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.



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