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Connecticut gained 5,300 jobs in October

Private sector employment increased by 5,900 jobs.

CT first state to offer Google Career Certificates to increase education,...

The program equips people with skills for in-demand jobs within three to six months – with no degree or experience required – at a time when employers in information technology-related sectors have reported a skills gap in the U.S. workforce.

Connecticut gained 4,700 jobs in September

Connecticut has now recovered 70.4% of the jobs lost in the early Covid lockdown period.

Bridgeport restaurant to pay $80K in back wages, $20K in civil...

The violations put in motion inquiries into four other restaurants owned by John Vazzano, including Vazzano’s Four Seasons Banquet in Stratford and Vazzy’s Cucina in Shelton.

The WorkPlace, expecting wave of post-pandemic job seekers, offers pop-up employment...

With federal and state unemployment bonuses now expired, there could be a returning tsunami of people looking for regular employment – and unsure of how to find it.

Connecticut records 3,330 new jobs in August

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk corridor led the state in monthly employment gains.

First round of CT’s ‘Back to Work’ bonus payments going out...

Approximately $10 million has been allocated for the program, which will provide bonus payments for up to 10,000 eligible applicants.

Connecticut gained 9,400 jobs in July

The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk corridor lost 1,700 jobs last month.

Connecticut added 3,500 jobs in June

The unemployment rate dipped from 8.1% in May to 7.9% in June.

Food service Sodexo laying off 164 cafeteria workers at Fairfield U.

The layoffs will take place on or before July 15, when the contract with the school expires.

Connecticut added 7,800 jobs in May

The state’s unemployment rate is now at 7.7%.

DOL Commissioner Westby retiring at month’s end; Deputy Commissioner Bartolomeo tapped...

“I have no doubt that she can quickly transition into her new role as commissioner," Gov. Ned Lamont said of Danté Bartolomeo.

CT investing $7.7M to expand Youth Employment Program

In addition to the state’s recent $5 million allocation for the program, $2.5 million is coming from Connecticut’s portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Connecticut added 500 jobs in April

The state's 8.1% unemployment rate was greater than the 6.1% national rate.

CT employment to grow by 13.5% through Q2 of 2022, says...

The state DOL projects Connecticut’s 2020 to 2022 job growth to rise at a higher rate than Massachusetts’ 12.5% but below New York’s 17%.