Report: Employment in Connecticut grew by 100 jobs in December
Employment in Connecticut grew by an estimated 100 jobs in December, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Additionally, November’s previously reported gain of 900 jobs was revised upward by 700 jobs to 1,600 jobs added.
Unemployment in the state was estimated at 72,000 people, up 1,000 from November, with December’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remaining at 3.7 percent.
Private sector employment added 300 jobs in December while the government “supersector,” including all federal, state and local government, public higher education and Native American casino employment, lost 200 jobs.
The Norwich-New London-Westerly labor market area, one of six market areas in the state, lost 100 jobs.
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