Connecticut adds 9,400 jobs this month, decreasing unemployment rate to 7.3%

Connecticut has added 9,400 jobs this month, decreasing the unemployment rate down to 7.3% in July.

News 12 Staff

Aug 20, 2021, 2:34 AM

Updated 1,065 days ago

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Connecticut has added 9,400 jobs this month, decreasing the unemployment rate down to 7.3% in July.
In addition, the three-month average unemployment rate is now below 8%, meaning Connecticut claimants will no longer be eligible for seven extra weeks of federal assistance.
The government, education and construction sectors saw the biggest jump in new jobs.


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