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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 added 2,800 jobs last month; unemployment rate unchanged

“If this pace of job recovery continues, we will get to full recovery by early 2020,” says Pete Gioia, economic adviser of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.

Connecticut shed 100 jobs in July

“July’s payroll employment was essentially flat to June’s,” said Andy Condon, director of the Office of Research at the Connecticut Department of Labor.

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 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.

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.

Connecticut added 1,100 jobs in December

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area saw 1,000 net new positions while the Danbury area lost 100 jobs.

Connecticut lost 500 jobs in November, but unemployment rate best in...

"It is clear that Connecticut’s labor market continues to tighten," said Andy Condon, director of the DOL’s Office of Research.

CT unemployment dips to 4.2 percent

Connecticut’s unemployment rate improved even after it lost 500 jobs in September, according to the state Department of Labor.

All aboard? New rail line’s impact on local businesses, home values...

While everyone cheers the CTrail Hartford Line's potential for reducing highway traffic, opinion is mixed on how it will affect property values here.

CBIA economist Pete Gioia retiring

Since joining the organization in 1989, Gioia managed CBIA’s research department, delivered over 200 pieces of testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly and led over 130 major conferences.

CT marks job growth in May; unemployment rate unchanged

Retail and financial services led the way in May, with both now ahead of last year’s pace, said the state Department of Labor.

Bridgeport casino a no-go for now; questions remain about future

Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.

Connecticut lost 2,000 jobs in March

Connecticut lost 2,000 jobs during March, according to data released by the state’s Department of Labor (DOL). As a result, Connecticut's unemployment rate decreased by one-tenth of a point to 4.5 percent in March.