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Connecticut gained 14,100 jobs in October

The state regained more than two-thirds of the private sector jobs lost in March and April.

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.

Westchester has highest Hudson Valley unemployment; U.S. is 16.6 times higher...

The Hudson Valley had an unemployment rate in September of 6.5%, slightly below the average for all 10 regions of the state of 6.6% and dramatically lower than New York City’s rate of 13.9%.

Hyatt Regency Greenwich laying off 41 workers

The affected employees will retain layoff status “for an indefinite period of time,” according to the hotel's general manager

Charting the Federal Reserve’s role in the post-pandemic economy

Eric S. Rosengren of the Boston Fed warned against prolonging low rates as the economy recovers.

Lord & Taylor to cut 126 jobs in Fairfield County as...

Acquired in 2019 by San Francisco-based Le Tote for $75 million, Lord & Taylor, headquartered in New York City, was established in 1826.

More federal aid for CT workers displaced by Covid-19

In addition, the Connecticut Department of Social Services will provide over $16.5 million in Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Benefits to nearly half of Connecticut’s SNAP participants on Sept. 17.

New unemployment insurance claims drop 13%

Connecticut reported a drop of 858 new claims to 5,411 filed -- down from the previous week’s 6,269 claims -- while New York's number of new claims went up by 672 to 63,355 from the previous week’s 62,683.

Avis Budget Car Rental’s woes affecting jobs at Danbury location

The firm’s second-quarter revenues were down 67% on a year-over-year basis.

CT, NY receive FEMA approval for $300 weekly supplemental unemployment payments

Connecticut and New York have been approved for grants under FEMA’s Lost Wages Assistance program, which will allow both states to provide $300 per week -- on top of their regular unemployment benefit -- to those unemployed due to Covid-19. 

Lamont seeking federal funds for $300 weekly supplemental unemployment payments

If approved, the funds will “help fill the hole left when the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program expired on July 26,” the governor said, noting that "this is only a temporary backstop,”

The Great She-cession: Female job-holders hit harder by pandemic than male...

When the economic effects of the pandemic were first seen by the state’s Department of Labor -- during the week of March 15 – 50,109 females filed for unemployment, compared with 28,464 males.

Unilever permanently closing Shelton office; 135 jobs lost

All employees were offered relocation opportunities to Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; 45 workers accepted that offer, with the remaining 90 to be permanently laid off.

SHU cutting 31 jobs due to effects of Covid-19

"This measure is part of a larger initiative to reimagine how we operate as a university in the face of anticipated financial and enrollment challenges ahead and, more importantly, remain regionally and nationally competitive," said John Petillo, the university's president.

Stratford, Bridgeport firms cutting nearly 500 jobs

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