Unemployed -- Connecticut
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The Commission worked with other state and federal agencies to investigate and mitigate the effects of the existing serious unemployment and to encourage employers to gather statistics and information with a view to finding a solution to the problem.
The General Assembly created the Emergency Relief commission in 1933 as a successor to the Connecticut State Emergency Committee on Employment and the Connecticut Unemployment Commission. It had two functions: approval of local municipal bonds for relief purposes and supervision of emergency unemployment relief projects.
The Post-War Planning Board, authorized by an Act of the General Assembly of June 2, 1943, was established to study problems of post-war readjustment and reconversion in the state and formulate plans to deal with them.
The Commission planned for the orderly readjustment and reemployment of returning veterans and displaced war workers and coordinated the efforts of all State, local and private agencies working toward that end.