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Sterling Bancorp-Astoria Financial Corp. merger costing several local jobs

The combined bank will have approximately $30 billion in assets, $20 billion in gross loans and over $19 billion in deposits.

Connecticut issues slight reduction in maximum unemployment benefit rate

The weekly dependency allowance for each dependent remains unchanged.

Connecticut lost 3,900 jobs in August

Job gains over the year stand at 6,000, according to federal labor statisticians .

Low-wage jobs on the rise in Connecticut

The Connecticut Voices for Children report states that the median white worker makes $10.08 and $8.98 per hour more than their black and Latino counterparts, respectively.

Report: Conn. municipalities showed economic improvement last year

Stamford continued to dominate with the largest number of businesses in the state, followed by Greenwich, Hartford, Norwalk and New Haven.

Conn. lost 600 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged

The Connecticut Department of Labor also lowered its June estimate of a 7,000 job gain to 5,600.

Connecticut added 7,000 jobs in June; but jobless rate inches upward

Connecticut’s private sector has recovered 102 percent of jobs lost during the recession – the first net expansion of private sector jobs in 88 months.

RBS laying off another 23 in Stamford

With the latest job cuts, the Royal Bank of Scotland has laid off some 630 Stamford employees over the past two years.

Connecticut added 6,700 jobs in May

Connecticut has now recovered 79 percent of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession.

Unemployment rates fell in 166 of Connecticut’s 169 municipalities last year

Bridgeport had the largest unemployment drop by percentage.

Hudson Valley unemployment rate holds steady at 4.1 percent

The regional labor force got smaller, at 1,120,600. That was a decrease of 2,600 people, or 0.2 percent, from a year ago.

Another round of layoffs at RBS’ Stamford HQ, with more to...

The troubled Edinburgh bank was recently accused of laundering money for the KGB.

Connecticut unemployment edges upward, job numbers decline in April

Connecticut has added 5,500 jobs since April 2016, the slowest year-over-year growth of the New England states.

RBS to lay off 22 at Stamford office

The Royal Bank of Scotland has shed some 600 Stamford jobs over the past two years.

British retailer Sports Direct buying bankrupt Bob’s Stores parent

The acquisition is expected to completed in the first half of May and will provide Sports Direct with what it called “a footprint in U.S. bricks-and-mortar retail and a platform from which to grow US online sales.”