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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.

Survey: Employers giving extra paid time off for holidays

More employers are giving extra paid time off this holiday season, partly because Christmas falls on a Thursday, according to a survey by Bloomberg BNA.

4.6K more CT jobs added in November

Connecticut's economy added 4,600 jobs in November, setting a new high-water mark for the state's post-recession jobs recovery, state labor authorities say.

Prudential names Retirement Solutions boss

Prudential Retirement, which has its insurance and annuity operations in Hartford, said it has promoted James McInnes to head its defined benefit and contribution business, Total Retirement Solutions.

CT employers face highest unemployment tax in U.S.

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut employers will be hit with the highest unemployment insurance tax in the country next month as the state continues to repay interest on federal loans taken out five years ago to cover...

NRG solar hosting Middletown job fair Wednesday

NRG Home Solar will host a job fair on Wednesday at its Middletown office to fill more than 75 new positions as part of its anticipated business from solar installations.

Hartford companies respond to employee work-life balance demands

Sheena Butler-Young |

To hire and retain top talent, Greater Hartford companies are creating and implementing unique strategies and policies that cater to an increasingly diversified workforce.

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