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CT manufacturing wages fifth-highest in U.S.

Manufacturing jobs in Connecticut had the fifth-highest hourly wage in the country in 2013, according to an analysis by a think tank that focuses on the plights of middle and lower-income workers.

Report: Hartford region's per capita GDP No. 2 in country

Greater Hartford's economic output is the second-highest in the country, according to a study released Wednesday by The Brookings Institution.

New bias suit against CT prisons agency

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's prisons department continues to rely on a flawed fitness test that is unfair to female job applicants, evidence the agency is intentionally biased in its hiring of female corrections...

Union engineers seeks to secure transportation work

A union that represents state Department of Transportation engineers is urging the agency to hire more inspectors and staff to prepare for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's expected transportation proposals.

CT companies make progress in narrowing the gender gap

Sheena Butler-Young |

Women account for more than half of U.S. college students and influence 80 percent of the purchasing decisions in the country, yet many states still struggle to end leadership disparities in the...

Domino's hiring 1K in N. England

Domino's Pizza wants 1,000 new workers for its stores in Connecticut and the rest of New England, and has set aside Jan. 14 to interview prospects at most of those stores.

Intuit: CT small biz employment inched upward in Dec.

Connecticut businesses with fewer than 20 workers increased the size of their respective workforces by 0.2 percent in December, said financial software and payroll services provider Intuit.

CT's outbound migration gap narrows

More people moved out of Connecticut than into it during 2013, but the gap narrowed a bit from the year before, according to an annual study by United Van Lines.

Min. wage increase coming Jan. 1

The first of a series of annual minimum-wage increases takes effect as 2015 begins Thursday, climbing 35 cents to $9.15 per hour.

CT’s 3Q personal income up 3.6%

Connecticut residents’ personal income continued to accelerate in the third quarter, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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