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CT unemployment dips to 4.2 percent

Connecticut’s unemployment rate improved even after it lost 500 jobs in September, according to the state Department of Labor.

CT added nearly 2,400 jobs in 2017; 75 percent of municipalities...

All told, 80 percent of the state’s 169 municipalities added new establishments last year -- a growth rate of 7.5 percent since 2010.

DECD acknowledges errors in report about job creation, tax credits

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.

Connecticut added 1,100 jobs in August

"After dips in March and April, we have now seen four straight months of employment gains in Connecticut," said Andy Condon, director of the DOL's Office of Research.

CT government predicts addition of over 110K jobs through 2026

Driven by an aging population, the health care sector is expected to show the strongest growth.

Andi Gray: How to create tailored job descriptions

Create a map of the organization. Get employees involved in customizing templates. Lay out requirements.

Connecticut low-wage workers experienced post-recession stagnation

Further complicating matters were the wage disparities based on race and gender, according to a new report.

Ridgefield’s Prospector Theater puts emphasis on hiring the disabled

"We strive to be a vibrant and integrated workforce, where people with disabilities work alongside people without disabilities," said the Prospector's Mike “Munchie” Santini.

Connecticut lost 1,200 jobs in July

Pete Gioia, economic adviser for the CBIA, complained, "There’s no consistency or stability month-to-month with our jobs numbers."

Xerox begins IT job layoffs across U.S. and Canada

Positions being eliminated include internal IT operations – software engineers, systems engineers, program managers and support staff – as well as finance managers.

Suite Talk: Joseph M. Carbone, president and CEO of The WorkPlace...

"Ten years from now, you’re going to see virtually all of the money in workforce development not coming from government, but from the private sector," said Carbone.

CT marks job growth in May; unemployment rate unchanged

Retail and financial services led the way in May, with both now ahead of last year’s pace, said the state Department of Labor.

CT Labor Dept.: Unemployment down in 90 percent of municipalities

Within Fairfield County, both Redding and Wilton had the lowest unemployment rate in 2017 at 3.6 percent, followed closely by Ridgefield and Westport, both at 3.7 percent.

RBS cutting more jobs in Stamford

Earlier this month, the bank had announced it was also cutting nearly 800 jobs and closing 162 branches in England and Wales.

Connecticut reports 1,400 lost jobs in April

“We know there are job vacancies, so a decline in the labor force is alarming,” said Pete Gioia, economist with the Connecticut Business and Industry Association.