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Stratford, Bridgeport firms cutting nearly 500 jobs

AptarGroup, based in Crystal Lake, Illinois, is permanently closing its facilities in Stratford and Torrington.

Chelsea Piers Connecticut announces layoffs and furloughs

Eighty-five staff members were permanently laid off.

Stamford Health temporarily furloughing 375 employees

None of the affected workers are involved in current patient care or COVID-19 operations. Instead, the organization said, many worked in areas that are closed or experienced a significant reduction in operations due to social distancing requirements and/or public health mandates and guidelines specific to health systems.

Monroe’s Victorinox Swiss Army furloughs 48

The knife and watch company said it expects the furloughs – which includes sales, marketing, warehouse and repair personnel -- to last less than six months, or when business returns to normal.

Danbury’s Connecticut Eye Consultants furloughs 124

The affected employees include 42 ophthalmic technicians, 27 patient specialists, and 12 ophthalmologists.

Ethan Allen, Precision Resource announce furloughs

“Never in our history, in fact in world history, has mankind been asked to stay locked up in their homes and businesses asked in mass to close down their operations," noted Ethan Allen Chairman, President and CEO Farooq Kathwari.

Stamford’s Lovesac Co. chops C-Suite compensation, furloughs 445 part-timers

The furloughed workers represent 57% of the Stamford-based company's workforce.

Westchester County Airport open despite federal shutdown

The TSA workers have been coming in to perform their duties as volunteers. There is an expectation they will receive back pay when the federal government reopens.

Shutdown woes: Sikorsky may furlough 2,000

Without government inspectors, UTC manufacturing will halt.

IBM to begin furloughs this month

Furloughs come after news of companywide layoffs.