State Budget Impasse Blamed For Loss Of 7,900 JobsThere's growing concern that Connecticut's economy already has taken a hit from the protracted state budget impasse, which legislators hope they're close to finally ending in the coming days.
Google To Invest $50 Million To Prepare Job Seekers For The 'Future Of Work'Google will invest $50 million "for the changing nature of work," starting with investments in the U.S. and Europe to train job seekers and improve working conditions for others, the company announced last week.
State Opens Job Training Center At Women's PrisonConnecticut's Correction Department has opened a job training center at the state's only prison for women.
Connecticut Sheds 1,500 Jobs In AprilConnecticut lost 1,500 jobs in April, as the unemployment rate increased one tenth of a point to 4.9 percent, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the state Department of Labor.
Connecticut Sheds 1,600 Jobs In FebruaryConnecticut lost 1,600 jobs in February, as the state's unemployment rate increased two tenths of a point to 4.7 percent, according to numbers released Thursday by the Connecticut Department of Labor.
Navy Contracts To Bring Jobs, Apprentice Program To Electric BoatAccording to reports, to keep up with their U.S. Navy contracts Electric Boat's shipyard in Groton will hire thousands of new employees and restart apprentice programs over the next decade.
Carrier Says It Has Deal With Trump To Keep Jobs In IndianaFarmington-based air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana.
Investment Firm To Create Up To 600 New Jobs In ConnecticutA global investment management firm plans to expand its headquarters and operations in Connecticut over the next decade, creating up to 600 new jobs.
Aetna Exploring Cost Cutting MeasuresAetna says it's looking for ways to reduce it's operating costs.
Malloy, Lockheed Martin Strike Sikorsky DealThe office of Connecticut's governor says Sikorsky Aircraft has committed to keeping its headquarters in the state and adding jobs in an agreement that involves $220 million in state incentives.
State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate UnchangedAccording to numbers released by the state Labor Department, Connecticut added about 3,500 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.7 percent.
Malloy Withdraws Approval To Fill Some Inactive State JobsDemocratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director is taking back earlier approval given to Connecticut state agencies to fill some vacant positions.