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Aldi hiring for N. Windham store

Aldi will host a hiring fair Sat., March 21, for its newest Connecticut store in Windham.

CT disability rolls among slowest growing

Between 2008 and 2013, the number of Social Security disability beneficiaries in Connecticut grew by just under 12 percent — the second slowest growth in the country, according to an analysis...

CT GOP says legislative package would help women

State Republicans say a package of proposed legislation they have filed since the start of the legislative session would help women improve their economic position.

Boston College to study public retirement plan

The recently created Connecticut Retirement Security Board said it has selected Boston College and two consultants to conduct a market analysis and feasibility study for a public retirement program.

Survey: March Madness workplace activities boost productivity

More than one-third of senior office managers around the country feel that bracket contests and other March Madness-related activity in the office has a positive impact on worker productivity,...

Growing competition, economy cost CT casinos $1.2B

Over the past eight years, the addition and expansion of casinos in Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island and Maine have contributed to a $1.2 billion decline (39 percent) in Connecticut...

Out & Equal: Gays, lesbians join CT businesses for their LGBT inclusion

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When Pennsylvania native Robert Udell graduated from Penn State in 2005 and was looking for a place to work, he ranked potential employers on two criteria.

Report: Downtown Hartford grew jobs faster than outlying areas

Employment growth in the core of downtown Hartford has accelerated since 2002, outpacing growth in the 10-mile radius around it, according to an Oregon think tank devoted to urban study.

Malloy's budget illegal, $54M over spending cap

The Office of Policy & Management admitted Tuesday it miscalculated the spending cap for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget and now the governor and his team have to find another $54 million to...

Audit: CCSU didn't provide sick pay to student workers for 16 months

Though a new state law at the time required it, Central Connecticut State University did not provide paid sick leave to its student-workers in 2012 and half of 2013, state auditors said this week.

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