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Connecticut added 7,000 jobs in June; but jobless rate inches upward

Connecticut’s private sector has recovered 102 percent of jobs lost during the recession – the first net expansion of private sector jobs in 88 months.

RBS laying off another 23 in Stamford

With the latest job cuts, the Royal Bank of Scotland has laid off some 630 Stamford employees over the past two years.

Connecticut added 6,700 jobs in May

Connecticut has now recovered 79 percent of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession.

Unemployment rates fell in 166 of Connecticut’s 169 municipalities last year

Bridgeport had the largest unemployment drop by percentage.

Hudson Valley unemployment rate holds steady at 4.1 percent

The regional labor force got smaller, at 1,120,600. That was a decrease of 2,600 people, or 0.2 percent, from a year ago.

Another round of layoffs at RBS’ Stamford HQ, with more to...

The troubled Edinburgh bank was recently accused of laundering money for the KGB.

Connecticut unemployment edges upward, job numbers decline in April

Connecticut has added 5,500 jobs since April 2016, the slowest year-over-year growth of the New England states.

RBS to lay off 22 at Stamford office

The Royal Bank of Scotland has shed some 600 Stamford jobs over the past two years.

British retailer Sports Direct buying bankrupt Bob’s Stores parent

The acquisition is expected to completed in the first half of May and will provide Sports Direct with what it called “a footprint in U.S. bricks-and-mortar retail and a platform from which to grow US online sales.”

Malloy threatens 4,200 state job cuts if unions don’t play ball

"Cutting jobs is no way to achieve shared prosperity," American Federation of Teachers Connecticut President Jan Hochadel said.

CT jobs, unemployment rate both slightly up in March, says DOL

March’s 4.8 percent unemployment is six-tenths of a point better than it was in March 2016.

Job losses in Lower Hudson Valley narrow in February

Gains in local government education employment partially offset losses in the private sector.

Connecticut job losses grew by 1,600 in February

The jobless rate ticked up to 4.7 percent.

Lower Hudson Valley loses 23,000 jobs in January

The one-year trend remained positive, with 9,400 more jobs in the Lower Hudson Valley.

State gains 5,700 net jobs in January from December

For 2016, nonagricultural employment in the state grew by 5,400 jobs.