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Connecticut gained 100 jobs in December

CBIA's Pete Gioia called the job gains "a fairly weak number."

Connecticut gained 900 jobs in November

The labor market in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk corridor shed 900 jobs last month, the largest number for Connecticut’s metro areas.

Connecticut shed 1,500 jobs in October

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk corridor in September added 700 jobs last month.

CT economy was strongest in eight years in 2018; still lags...

Connecticut ranked second to last in terms of wage growth, with only South Carolina putting up a lower increase, while the state’s 4.1% unemployment rate was above the national figure of 3.9%.

Connecticut added 3,600 jobs in September

Private-sector employment is up by 10,500 seasonally adjusted jobs over September 2018. The state Department of Labor also revised the August job gain of 2,800 down to a gain of 1,200.

CT Labor Department expanding manufacturing job placement program with $10M from...

The sector posted 160,600 jobs in July -- up nearly 3% from its low point in June 2014 – but thousands of jobs are going unfilled due to the skilled worker shortage, according to the state Department of Labor.

Sikorsky, Teamsters launch student pre-apprenticeship program to create manufacturing jobs

The pre-apprenticeship program allows students to apply the hours of work and study certified to any aerospace manufacturer.

Connecticut shed 1,400 jobs in June

The private sector's job gain was overwhelmed by public sector job losses.

House will try overriding Gov. Lamont’s veto of workforce training bill

The governor found fault with a provision that required employers who failed to monitor how much time is spent working for gratuities, and how much for non-tip work, to pay the standard minimum wage for all work.

Connecticut lost 1,500 jobs in May

Private-sector employment declined by 1,600 to 1,457,400 jobs over the month of May.

Connecticut brewery employment leaps over last eight years

Even with no large commercial breweries, employment grew from fewer than 15 in the first quarter of 2010 to 780 in December 2018.

Connecticut gained 300 jobs in April

CBIA's Pete Gioia complained the job growth was "lethargic and is subpar" compared with New England.

Connecticut lost 1,300 jobs in March

"How many more jobs do we have to lose before the legislature changes its direction?" asked CBIA's Pete Gioia.

Connecticut lost 400 jobs in February

Despite the revised data, the state unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent.

CT added 1,000 jobs in January; 2018 employment data revised downward

"We need to create a state where businesses are growing and investing," said CBIA's Pete Gioia.