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CT Unemployment Rate At 7 Year Low

_ Connecticut employers added 2,600 jobs in June, pushing the state’s unemployment rate down to 5.7 percent, the lowest in seven years.

07/20/2015

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Connecticut Added Jobs In May, Revised April Numbers Show Job Loss

The Connecticut Labor Department reports the state added 6,400 jobs in May. April’s original estimate of a job gain 1,200 was revised 1,800 positions lower to a loss of 600 jobs.

06/18/2015

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Connecticut Adds 1,200 Jobs In April As Jobless Rate Falls

Connecticut labor officials say employers added 1,200 jobs in April 2015, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year.

05/26/2015

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Connecticut Jobs Off Slightly In November

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Last month’s record cold spell apparently had an impact on the Connecticut jobs front. The state Labor Department reported a loss of 3,700 jobs for February. The unemployment rate was 6.4%. […]

03/26/2015

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State Adds Jobs In December

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut employers added 4,800 jobs in December, helping push down the unemployment rate a notch, to 6.4 percent. The Department of Labor says Connecticut’s employment increased by 26,700 jobs since December […]

01/26/2015

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State Adds 4,600 Jobs In November

Connecticut added 46-hundred jobs in November.

12/18/2014

Unemployment rate through September 2014. Dark blue points are Connecticut, white points are national. Chart courtesy of the Connecticut Labor Department.

State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate Improves

Numbers released today by the state of Connecticut show the unemployment rate has dropped to 6.4 percent.

10/20/2014

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Platform To Employment

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Elaine Stephens relocated last summer from Stamford to live with her daughter in Groton, thinking she had an administrative job all lined up. But the job, which she had expected […]

10/04/2014

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Local Government Jobs Decline In August; Unemployment Holds At 6.6%

Connecticut lost jobs last month for the first time in six months, according to new numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

09/18/2014

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March Unemployment Holds Steady At 7%

Connecticut labor officials say the state added 4,900 jobs in March, helping to restore the jobs lost in January due to extreme weather.

04/17/2014

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