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Report: CT households still struggling to make ends meet

Patricia Daddona |

More than one in four individuals in Connecticut households work while earning less than what is needed to thrive financially, according to the latest United Way ALICE Report.

Tips for tackling collective-bargaining negotiations

Christina A. Danforth |

The campaign is over. The votes are in. Your employees have chosen to unionize. It's time to undertake the arduous task of building and maintaining a collective-bargaining agreement (CBA). What does...

CT gets on board with e-pay cards

Connecticut employers whose workers lack access to traditional deposit-banking and check-cashing services now have a paperless, electronic option to offer.

Report: Rocky Hill shows strongest economic growth in region

Patricia Daddona |

Rocky Hill showed the strongest economic growth in Greater Hartford over the past five years, while North Stonington had the strongest growth across Connecticut, according to the latest Connecticut...

CT ranked 2nd least friendly tax state for retirees

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut ranks second on Kiplinger's annual list of least tax-friendly states for retirees.

Anthem, Yale Medicine agree to renew contract

Patricia Daddona |

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has reached a multi-year agreement to renew its contract with Yale Medicine.

Rail, bus ticket hikes coming in December

Patricia Daddona |

Rail and bus fare price hikes go into effect in December, following six public hearings around Connecticut.

CCM: Distressed CT big cities bear larger burdens

Patricia Daddona |

Bearing some of the heaviest burdens in Connecticut, the cities of Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven, and Waterbury must be strengthened as economic hubs, according to a report by the Connecticut...

$55M in affordable housing financing awarded across CT

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is awarding over $55 million in loans and grants, leveraged with investments from the private sector, to help fund 13 affordable-housing developments in 11 towns and cities across the...

UConn to launch CT Manufacturing Simulation Center

Patricia Daddona |

UConn, working with the U.S. Economic Development Administration and Connecticut Innovations, is creating a center to share computer modeling facilities and expertise with Connecticut manufacturers,...

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