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CT gets $3.4M grant to help fill in-demand jobs

The federal government has granted $3.3 million to the state Department of Labor to train unemployed workers for engineering, information technology and advanced manufacturing jobs, Gov. Dannel P.

East Hartford busing change could mean 79 layoffs

A school bus operator informed state officials this week that it would shutter its East Hartford facility, affecting up to 79 jobs, because its contract with the city's public schools was not renewed.

Seven management benefits of using a checklist

Andy Singer |

Many of us have repetitive tasks to complete. Often we find that if we don’t have any guidance, we may forget certain steps in a process. Sometimes even with simple steps involved we can get...

CT posts 5,800-job gain in May

Connecticut gained 5,800 jobs in May – the fourth consecutive monthly increase -- yet the state’s jobless rate was unchanged at 6.9 percent, state labor authorities say.

ADP: CT private sector added just 190 jobs in May

With the Connecticut’s official May job report set for release next week, payroll services provider ADP offered a preview of meek growth in the state’s private sector.

CT GDP grew less than 1% in 2013

Connecticut gross domestic product grew 0.9 percent in 2013, making it the 11th slowest-growing economy in the country, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Wednesday.

Post-merger, Numotion continues growth path

Krystal Overmyer |

For individuals with an injury or disability, customized equipment can make a significant difference in their quality of life. Since its creation in 2013, wheelchair supplier Numotion has...

CT unemployment second highest in New England

Connecticut's April unemployment rate of 6.9 percent was the second highest in New England, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Green Guide publishes Summer edition

Connecticut's electric vehicle and energy efficiency programs have hit stumbling blocks and ousted CL&P President Jeff Butler has landed a new role. Read all this and more in the Summer 2014 issue of...

Campaign for governor just panders to unions

Chris Powell |

Last month Governor Malloy gave a campaign speech to a government employee union rally at the state Capitol, boasting that unionization of government workers has increased dramatically during his...

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