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Report: 68% of Hartford residents in ‘challenged’ areas

Joe Cooper |

Hartford has the most residents living in “challenged” neighborhoods in the U.S., according to a new report.

CT income jumps 4.6%

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut earners collected higher salaries during the first quarter with income growth of 4.6 percent, outpacing the nation's increase over the period, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic...

Mass. lab joins UConn's TIP

Joe Cooper |

A Massachusetts drug discovery company has opened offices and lab space in UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) in Storrs, creating the potential for more bioscience employment there,...

Employee benefits trends to help attract, retain talent

Joe Gianni and Eric Bauer |

Attracting and retaining top talent is more challenging than ever.

Amid record U.S. stock buybacks, CT corporates keep focus on M&A

Matt Pilon |

Federal tax cuts have prompted record U.S. stock buybacks and dividend hikes, but Connecticut's major corporations are directing cash elsewhere.

CT looking to bond $50M to create more 'job-ready' citizens

Gregory Seay |

State lawmakers want to invest $50 million to train 10,000 residents over the next four years for in-demand jobs.

Northeast workers collected nation’s highest pay in March

Joe Cooper |

Northeast employers paid its workers the nation's highest wages and salaries of $28 per hour in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor.

4,100 CT jobs added in May

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut employers added 4,100 jobs in May, but the unemployment rate stayed at 4.5 percent, state labor authorities say.

Report: CT manufacturing climate receives “C” grade

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's manufacturing climate is average, according to a new report.

CT home prices and job recovery lagging behind

JAMIE KASULIS | CT MIRROR |

Connecticut home prices continue to rise at a much slower rate than those across the rest of the nation, according to recent data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

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