Other job markets in the area declined as well. In the New York Metro area employers posted 1.7% fewer opportunities while in Massachusetts job seekers found 3.3% fewer postings. The national average remained unchanged.
This report is getting stale: This report seems to fit in with national trends. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment change in the information industry as a whole remained relatively flat in June. Similarly, the unemployment rate stayed fairly stable, seeing a modest decrease down to 9.5%. As a state, Connecticut unemployment also remained flat at 8.8% in June. This rate was 8.9% in May.