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The Westchester County Association is making workforce development a key area of activity following its success in managing the four-year, $9.8 million Jobs Waiting...
Pizzella said what he hears most from business leaders is, “I’ve got to find more skilled workers.”
The state is also one of just three – along with West Virginia and Wyoming – whose workforce has shrunk since the Great Recession in 2008.
Only after receiving a full commercial casino license could Empire City also be licensed for sports betting.
"We have substantial work ahead,” said the Norwalk firm’s president and CEO Dan McCarthy.
"We need to create a state where businesses are growing and investing," said CBIA's Pete Gioia.
Private educational and health services added the most of any major industry sector during the 12-month period, up by 63,200.
Gov. Ned Lamont is also encouraging municipalities to delay collecting property taxes from affected employees.
"It is clear that Connecticut’s labor market continues to tighten," said Andy Condon, director of the DOL’s Office of Research.
Courses are set to begin in the first quarter of 2019.
Current trends suggest more opportunities for full-time work, which could lure away individuals involved in the temporary contracted opportunities of the gig economy sector.
Connecticut now has an estimated 1.7 million seasonally adjusted jobs and an estimated 80,000 jobless residents.
All told, 80 percent of the state’s 169 municipalities added new establishments last year -- a growth rate of 7.5 percent since 2010.
The inaccuracies include overstating the number of jobs, failing to collect certain required information and reporting estimates that were off by tens of millions of dollars in 2017.