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Connecticut Groups Get $2.2M To Help At-Risk YouthTwo Connecticut organizations are sharing $2.2 million in federal funds to help youth who have been in trouble with the law or dropped out of school.
Berlin Limo Company Ordered Pay Back Wages
Contractors Ordered Off UConn Job Over Wage IssuesA 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.
State Minimum Wage Rises On New Year's DayMinimum wage workers in Connecticut are about to get a raise.
August Unemployment Holds SteadyConnecticut's unemployment rate held steady at 8.1% last month, more than three-quarters of a point above the national rate
State Unemployment Rises As Job Growth StallsJob growth in Connecticut was essentially flat in June as the unemployment rate edged up to 8.1 percent, the state Labor Department said Thursday.
Career Fair Today In Cromwell
Jan. Unemployment Drops In State; Revised Figures Show 2012 Better Than First ThoughtThe Connecticut Department of Labor says its latest figures show improvement in the state labor market.
Slight Decrease In State Jobless Rate In November
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is QuestionableObviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And SpinsThe blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.