CT Labor Situation Report
CTDOL Releases the Labor Situation Report
The Labor Situation Report is compiled from two surveys that are conducted monthly. It gives Connecticut a preliminary view of unemployment, employment, and other economic indicators. CTDOL issues a press release with links to the CTDOL Research Unit report and data. Sign up for Info to your Inbox below and receive the report directly each month.

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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 - 4.5% 
  • Nonfarm Employment - 1,702,500
  • Labor Market Situation Report 
    CT unemployment indicators, unemployment rate, and more.
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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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Paid and Unpaid Leave Programs
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.

Unemployed Workers’ Advocate

This unit helps filers understand the UI processes and reduces barriers to benefits.


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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.