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CT’s trade deficit widens

The value of goods both exported to and imported from Connecticut grew in February, while the state’s trade deficit increased, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Report: CT has lowest proportion of sub-$15 earners

Connecticut has a lower percentage of workers earning less than $15 per hour than any other state, according to a report released Monday by the National Employment Labor Project.

National groups, Malloy urge equal gender pay

A national report coinciding with the White House's annual Equal Pay Day today urges Congress to pass laws that would create stronger wage-discrimination protections for women as well as mandated...

CT gets high marks for women’s poverty, opportunity

A Washington, D.C. nonprofit has given Connecticut a ‘B’ grade for its progress on women’s poverty and economic opportunities — the fourth-highest score of all 50 states.

Report: Gov’t must cater manufacturing programs to smaller cos.

Research and development tax credits and other programs designed to benefit advanced manufacturers often disproportionately help larger companies, according to a report released this week by the New...

Start of a slowdown? U.S. economy only adds 126,000 jobs

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March was a mess for the U.S. economy.

JobsforHartford.com goes live

The city of Hartford has launched an online database of municipal job openings available to city residents to ensure the city and its partners comply with hiring and community-benefits pacts.

Rock Cats’ New Britain job fair this Saturday

The New Britain Rock Cats are looking to fill openings for ushers, ticket takers, food services and other jobs this Saturday at their annual hiring fair.

CT lost jobs in Feb.

Connecticut's economy snapped its five-month winning streak in February, losing 3,700 jobs, the Department of Labor said Thursday.

CT personal income grew 3 percent in 2014

Connecticut residents’ personal income ticked up by 3 percent in 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Wednesday.

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