A new analysis says Connecticut’s unemployment is worsening, but a state labor economist counters that’s due to a statistically oddity.
Connecticut unemployment rate
CT suffers April job losses of ‘epic proportions’ with 266,000 positions gone
The effective unemployment rate is around 17.5%, the labor commissioner says.
CT’s jobless rate shrinks to 3.6 percent in July
Despite the loss of 100 jobs, Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped in July. ,
Labor department reports 1,400 jobs lost in June, downgrades May totals
Connecticut lost 1,400 jobs in June as government employment dropped sharply, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
1,300 jobs lost March; unemployment rose to 3.9 percent
Connecticut lost 1,300 jobs in March as its unemployment rate rose from 3.8 percent to 3.9 percent, the state reported Thursday.
CT loses 400 jobs in February but unemployment remains fixed at 17-year-low
While that jobless rate remains CT’s lowest in 17 years, it also comes just two weeks after labor officials revised job growth numbers sharply downward for 2018.
CT jobless rate falls to 4.2 percent based on August job gains
Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent Thursday, despite the loss of 500 jobs in September, as labor officials announced August job growth was larger than originally anticipated.
CT loses 1,200 jobs in July; unemployment remains at 4.4 percent
Connecticut lost 1,200 jobs in July but its unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.4 percent, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
CT adds 6,100 jobs in June as unemployment drops to 4.4 percent
Connecticut’s unemployment rate improved slightly in June, dropping from 4.5 to 4.4 percent as the state gained 6,100 jobs, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
CT job totals slip by 600 in July
Connecticut lost 600 jobs in July while the state’s unemployment rate remained stable at 5 percent, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
CT unemployment rate climbs to 4.9 percent in April
Connecticut’s unemployment rate rose from 4.8 to 4.9 percent in April as the state lost 1,500 non-farm jobs, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
CT adds 5,700 jobs to start 2017, but jobless rate ticks upward
Connecticut’s unemployment rate ticked upward from 4.4 percent to 4.5 percent in January, despite the gain of 5,700 jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Friday.
CT’s jobless rate falls to 4.4 percent despite December job losses
Connecticut posted a mixed jobs report for December as the unemployment rate dropped from 4.7 percent to 4.4 percent, despite the loss of 1,700 jobs that month and the downgrading of November’s job gain, the state Department of Labor said Thursday.
CT lost 7,200 jobs in October, but jobless rate improved to 5.1 percent
Connecticut’s unemployment rate declined three-tenths of a point to 5.1 percent in October, despite the loss of 7,200 jobs, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
CT lost 5,200 jobs last month as state layoffs took a toll
State employee layoffs began to take their toll on Connecticut’s job market in September even as the unemployment rate improved Thursday.