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Connecticut added 500 jobs in April

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

Lamont offering $1,000 to long-term unemployed who land a job

Workers will be eligible to receive only one incentive payment.

XPO, BJ’s looking to hire hundreds of workers

BJ’s is hosting a statewide hiring event this weekend in Connecticut.

US Department of Labor spikes Trump era’s ‘Independent Contractor’ rule

The DOL said it anticipates that the rule’s withdrawal will avoid a reduction in workers’ access to employer-provided fringe benefits, including health insurance and retirement plans, unemployment insurance, and workers’ compensation coverage.

April employment sharply below what was forecast

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows that the U.S. unemployment rate has barely budged, and stands at 6.1%.

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%.

Fed Reserve exec spins positive picture at CBIA event – but...

“What is the biggest threat to our recovery? Ourselves,” CBIA President and CEO Chris DiPentima declared.

Lamont lays out $103 million plan to rebuild CT’s workforce

The governor called his proposal “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape the future of Connecticut’s workforce and ensure it aligns with the needs of the post-pandemic, 21st century economy.”

U.S. retail and food sales grow 9.8% in March

Total sales for 2021 up to and including March were up 14.3% from the same period last year, with retail up 26.9% and food sales up 36% from last year.

Connecticut added 5,400 jobs in March

The state’s unemployment rate is now 8.3%.

Lamont outlines workforce development proposal; Announces fed grant to train 2,000...

The $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will help build career pathways in the information technology and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Latest Stamford data paints (mostly) strong economic picture

City officials say Stamford is only a few hundred residents away from becoming the second-largest city in the state.

Richard A. Montanaro: Covid-19 resume gaps will become commonplace, yet...

Binge watching Netflix is not a valid explanation for gaps in your resume. While a prospective employer may understand, and even sympathize with an...

Wage growth report shows Westchester County No.2 in nation

Westchester County was second among large counties in the nation for growth in average weekly wages paid by businesses during the second quarter of...

Genpact jettisoning 185 Stamford employees

Most of those scheduled to be laid off on Dec. 31 are in management, including 37 assistant vice presidents, 12 vice presidents and one senior vice president.