Gov. Malloy Statement on October Employment Report
(HARTFORD, CT) — Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the October Labor Situation report, which shows an increase of 1,500 net jobs for the month. In total, private sector jobs are up 25,700 jobs over the year from October 2017 to October 2018. This represents the 99th consecutive month where monthly private sector job numbers exceeded the numbers in the same month in the previous year.
Governor Malloy said, “Over the past year, Connecticut has created more than 25,000 private sector jobs, and we now have the most private sector jobs in state history. While month-to-month employment numbers will fluctuate, we should be encouraged that the long-term trend shows steady growth. The work we have done over the past eight years, including partnerships with large and small employers across the state, is paying off.”