Connecticut Department of Labor

(Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Labor Department Offers Unemployment Filing Tips

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) –  State labor officials are giving unemployment recipients a heads up when it comes to filing claims this time of year. Commissioner Sharon Palmer says seasonal layoffs, vacation or weather-related shutdowns and […]



State Adds Jobs In December

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut employers added 4,800 jobs in December, helping push down the unemployment rate a notch, to 6.4 percent. The Department of Labor says Connecticut’s employment increased by 26,700 jobs since December […]


Artist's rendering of the planned UConn Basketball Student-Athlete Development Center. Courtesy of the University of Connecticut.

Contractors Ordered Off UConn Job Over Wage Issues

A state official says two companies have been ordered to stop work on the University of Connecticut’s new basketball training facility after inspectors found workers were being paid in cash at wages below state-mandated levels.