CT Dept of Labor: Mid-Year Labor Report Shows Significant Unemployment Rate Drop; New Highs for Job Gains

CTDOL Releases the June Jobs Report

How is Connecticut’s economy? The June jobs report has continued good news. The state’s unemployment rate dropped to a low 3.9% and employers added an estimated 3,300 jobs last month. The private sector payroll (this payroll group excludes state, local, and federal government as well as tribal nations) is at a new high of 1,713,700 jobs. Looking for some economy 101? We explain seasonal adjustment in this month’s report too.

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Information About Connecticut's Labor Market

Current Jobs Data & Unemployment Rate

Current Jobs Data & Unemployment Rate

Each month, CTDOL releases new jobs numbers and market information. 

  • State Unemployment Rate - 3.9% 
  • Nonfarm Employment - 1,713,700
  • Labor Market Situation Report 
    CT unemployment indicators, unemployment rate, and more.
  • Choose a Career 
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  • Economic Digest 
    A comprehensive source for the most current, up-to-date data available on the CT workforce and economy, within perspectives of the region and nation.
  • Unemployment Data 
    View initial claims and continued claims data for the state of CT and its workforce development areas.


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Connecticut provides one of the most comprehensive leave programs in the U.S. by combining job protection and income replacement.



This program helps selected people return to work faster.

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CT Department of Labor Warns of Text Scams

CTDOL is warning residents of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.

Additionally, the agency is reminding residents that receiving a 1099 tax form or a monetary determination letter may indicate that criminals are using your identity to try to claim unemployment benefits.