The labor force in Connecticut was 1,879,082 in February 2016, down from 1,881,448 in January 2016, and down from 1,880,162 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 1,766,287 in February 2016, down from 1,768,301 in January 2016, and up from 1,757,715 one year ago in February 2015.