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CT added jobs in October; unemployment rate remained at 4.2 percent

Connecticut now has an estimated 1.7 million seasonally adjusted jobs and an estimated 80,000 jobless residents.

Norwalk office of North American Power & Gas closing

The firm provides electricity and natural gas to residential and commercial customers in 12 deregulated states, including Connecticut and New York.

Siemens Healthcare finalizing closure of Brookfield facility

The move is the culmination of parent company Siemens Health’s 2013 decision to close the Brookfield location and transition operations to Flanders, New Jersey.

CT unemployment dips to 4.2 percent

Connecticut’s unemployment rate improved even after it lost 500 jobs in September, according to the state Department of Labor.

CT added nearly 2,400 jobs in 2017; 75 percent of municipalities...

All told, 80 percent of the state’s 169 municipalities added new establishments last year -- a growth rate of 7.5 percent since 2010.

DECD acknowledges errors in report about job creation, tax credits

The inaccuracies include overstating the number of jobs, failing to collect certain required information and reporting estimates that were off by tens of millions of dollars in 2017.

Connecticut adds 6,100 jobs in June

"June's increase of 6,100 jobs overcame the entire decline we saw in March and April," said the Department of Labor's Andy Condon.

Purdue Pharma eliminates sales staff

The OxyContin maker is turning its focus to developing new medications for patients with cancer and certain central nervous system disorders.

CT marks job growth in May; unemployment rate unchanged

Retail and financial services led the way in May, with both now ahead of last year’s pace, said the state Department of Labor.

CT Labor Dept.: Unemployment down in 90 percent of municipalities

Within Fairfield County, both Redding and Wilton had the lowest unemployment rate in 2017 at 3.6 percent, followed closely by Ridgefield and Westport, both at 3.7 percent.

RBS cutting more jobs in Stamford

Earlier this month, the bank had announced it was also cutting nearly 800 jobs and closing 162 branches in England and Wales.

Connecticut lost 2,000 jobs in March

Connecticut lost 2,000 jobs during March, according to data released by the state’s Department of Labor (DOL). As a result, Connecticut's unemployment rate decreased by one-tenth of a point to 4.5 percent in March.

M&T Bank survey: Business optimism continues

According to the survey, 29 percent of firms plan to increase capital expenditures as a direct result of the tax cut package, and 25 percent plan to increase worker wage rates.

CT added jobs in January, but unemployment rate stays the same

Connecticut’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.5 percent in January.

RBS laying off another 14 in Stamford

Moody’s has placed the struggling bank on review for a ratings downgrade.