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Unemployment flat as CT adds 4.9K March jobs

Connecticut netted 4,900 new nonfarm jobs in March, while the unemployment rate stayed at 7 percent for the second month in a row, the state’s Department of Labor said.

Hartford Healthcare moves retirement plans to Prudential

Hartford Healthcare has consolidated 20 defined retirement plans to Hartford’s Prudential Retirement, the companies announced.

CT’s ‘Step Up’ program has subsidized 2,200 hires

A state program launched in 2012 has subsidized the hiring of more than 2,200 Connecticut residents, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office announced.

Silver Airways job fair targets CT pilots

Florida-based regional carrier Silver Airways said it will host an open house Wednesday in Hartford as it seeks to fill first-officer positions.

CT workers' wages remain stagnant

While Connecticut's jobless rate continues to decline, employee wages and hours remain stuck in neutral.

Construction poised to be CT's growth industry

Brad Kane |

Construction will lead Connecticut's industries in job growth over the next 10 years, economists and labor analysts say.

Enterprise needs 60 area car-rental workers

The parent of Enterprise Rent-A-Car and several other car-rental brands is hiring more than 60 manager-trainees and interns at its Hartford/Springfield area operations, officials say.

CT's 7% Feb. jobless rate lowest in 5 years

Connecticut gained 800 jobs in February, dropping the state's jobless rate to 7 percent – the lowest since the start of 2009, the state Labor Department says.

Legislature approves min. wage increase

Both chambers of the State Legislature voted Wednesday to raise Connecticut's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2017.

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