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Connecticut job losses grew by 1,600 in February

The jobless rate ticked up to 4.7 percent.

Malloy to address gender wage disparity

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Jan. 23 that the state would begin to look for ways to address the state's wage disparity between genders.

Conn. adds 300 jobs in November

Connecticut added just 300 jobs in November, according to the Connecticut Department of Labor.

Jobs data stumps analysts, labor officials

Recent jobs data have stymied analysts and labor officials, with the state’s unemployment rate rising to 9.1 percent in August from 8.3 percent a year earlier as the U.S. unemployment rate declined a full percentage point over the same period.

Healthy grant for NCC, colleges

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $12 million to Norwalk Community College and six other Connecticut schools.

Jobless rate back to 9.0

Connecticut's unemployment rate rocketed back up to 9 percent in August.

NCC, colleges land $12m grant

Norwalk Community College and six other schools landed $12 million in DOL funds to train workers for health careers.

Fairfield’s best retailers and restaurants ‘doing a lot of things right’

Like other retailers and restaurants, the Fairfield County entities among “the best in Connecticut” face still leery consumers

AFL-CIO leader for DOL

The governor again appointed a union leader as head of the Connecticut Department of Labor.

Union official to lead DOL

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy again appointed a union leader as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Labor, tapping AFT Connecticut President Sharon Palmer to lead DOL.

OSHA cites Bridgeport co. in death

OSHA cited a Bridgeport company in the February death of a worker who fell while installing skylights.

DOL: Contractors can blow the whistle

The U.S. Department of Labor ruled that independent contractors can receive whistleblower protection and benefits.

Help Wanted: Labor chief

If Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s choice for labor commissioner seemed out of sync with his other senior administrative posts – economic development the primary...

Sharing “the risk”

Roughly a third of the 119,000 jobs lost during the recession in Connecticut have been recovered, but at glacial pace, according to data from...

Retail, rebooted

From software to Bean boots, Fairfield County’s retail sector appears to be finding a new footing.