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CT added 2,800 jobs last month; unemployment rate unchanged

“If this pace of job recovery continues, we will get to full recovery by early 2020,” says Pete Gioia, economic adviser of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.

Overtime spending by CT state agencies up in fiscal 2019; ‘huge...

The largest year-over-year increase was at Emergency Services & Public Protection, whose total overtime rose by $6.5 million – 33.1% -- to nearly $26.3 million.

CBIA issues policy priorities for this year’s legislative session

"Connecticut has to build upon our many strengths and not allow bad policy choices to slow us down," says the organization's President and CEO Joe Brennan.

Up for debate again: Tolls on Connecticut roads

Democrats and Republicans are essentially split on whether bringing tolls back is the best way to address the state's transportation needs.

Business leaders: Uncertainty, unsettled issues cloud 2018 forecast

“We will struggle to grow by zero to 1 percent," forecasts Connecticut Business & Industry Association President and CEOJoe Brennan.

CBIA: Latest CT jobs report indicates ‘full-blown crisis’

“We need bold reforms to jumpstart our stalled economy, and we need a retooling of our jobs pipeline,” CBIA economist Pete Gioia said.

Mary Kay Fenton elected board chair of CBIA

Fenton is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals in New Haven.

Connecticut lost 6,600 jobs in October

Connecticut has recovered 72.5 percent of the jobs lost in the recession, well behind the recovery rate of many states.

Charter Communications to build 500,000-square-foot HQ in Stamford

The 500,000-square-foot, 15-story headquarters will be at 406 Washington Ave.

CBIA survey: High costs, legislative unpredictability hurting business

Sixty-five percent of respondents expect profits this year (compared with 66 percent last year), 24 percent say they will break even (17 percent), and 11 percent forecast losses (17 percent).

CBIA survey: Fewer businesses expect growth in immediate future

The survey found that 29 percent of business leaders have a positive outlook for their company, down from 37 percent in the first quarter.

Connecticut added 7,000 jobs in June; but jobless rate inches upward

Connecticut’s private sector has recovered 102 percent of jobs lost during the recession – the first net expansion of private sector jobs in 88 months.

Connecticut added 6,700 jobs in May

Connecticut has now recovered 79 percent of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession.

Comeau to replace Vogel as new president of CBIA insurance division

Ken Comeau is replacing Philip Vogel as head of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association’s CBIA Service Corp. division.

CBIA survey finds recruiting, training top challenges for CT manufacturers

Connecticut manufacturers will need to fill 13,600 positions by 2018 to meet growing demand, according to the survey.