CT non-farm jobs up 1,500 in October, unemployment rate holds steady

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the number of non-farm jobs in Connecticut has gone up while the unemployment rate stayed the same in October.

According to officials, the state gained 1,500 jobs while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.2 percent.

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“A relatively quiet month in October offset losses we experienced in September,” said Andy Condon, Director of the Office of Research. “Most employment supersectors are showing annual growth with the exception of the trade, information and government supersectors.”

The next release on Connecticut’s labor statistics is expected to come on Dec. 20th.

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