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Synchrony raises minimum wage to $20 per hour

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour.

Business collaborative allocates $300K to nonprofits fighting educational disparities

Five $50,000 grants and two $25,000 grants were distributed.

Synchrony commits $15M to minority- and women-owned venture capital funds

The new endeavor is part of the company's wider commitment to assist smaller businesses.

Synchrony to invest $50M in education equity over next five years

$20 million of the funding will be set aside for scholarships, mentorships and internships for low-income students and students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Leading regional companies lend their support for Equality Act passage

President Biden called for the legislation to be passed in his address to Congress this week.

Synchrony’s Margaret Keane reflects on her C-suite journey

Keane began her career in a $5.50 an hour job at a collections call center.

Margaret Keane steps down as Synchrony CEO

Brian Doubles, the company’s president, will take on the CEO role effective on April 1.

Feds OK Synchrony plan on ‘dual-feature’ credit card

Synchrony did not provide a timeline on when the new card will be introduced.

Six businesses team with Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to address education...

The first funding initiative will support Bridgeport Public Schools teachers.

Stamford’s Synchrony teams with Harbor Freight Tools on credit card program

Customers that receive a Harbor Freight Credit Card can earn 10% off their first purchase.

Synchrony announces $5M grant to help small businesses impacted by pandemic

A $2 million grant is being provided to Local Initiatives Support Corp.

Pair of new initiatives shares goal of encouraging college grads to...

"Our state has great opportunities for young people and we need to make every effort to keep them here," says Gov. Ned Lamont.

Stamford posts strong 2019 economic performance in latest report

The city’s labor force grew by over 800 people in 2019, and is the largest in the state with 71,758 workers.

Synchrony teams with Verizon on credit card program

The new card is slated to be made available in the first half of this year.

Lamont creates Governor’s Workforce Council to improve business conditions

“Our systems don’t talk to each other enough, nor are we talking enough to the businesses where our students will ultimately seek employment,” Lamont said. “The status quo will no longer do." Council members include top executives at Bigelow Tea, Synchrony, and AQR Capital Management.