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Thank You Uncle Sam: Top Government Resources For Small Businesses

Small businesses are always looking for ways to reduce costs. Try putting tax dollars to work by tapping these useful government resources.

01/12/2014

Robert Argo says it's too difficult in this economy to find a job without a diploma...so he finished his high school education nearly 15 years after leaving school to join the Navy Reserves.

Vietnam Vet Finally Receives High School Diploma

65-year-old Robert Argo dropped out of school in 1965 to join the Navy Reserves.

12/28/2013

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Jobs Increase Pushes State Employment Down To 7.6%

After little movement in Connecticut’s unemployment rate for a year, November figures from the State Labor Department show a third straight month of improvement.

12/19/2013

Some Workers Return To Companies They Left

The Labor Department says the economy added 203-thousand jobs last month, bringing the unemployment rate down to 7 percent.  And with employers looking among the ranks of the already-employed when they are hiring, some people […]

12/06/2013

Richard Trumka (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

National AFL-CIO Head In State

The top U.S. union official is joining Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to highlight two jobs programs for veterans and the unemployed.

11/01/2013

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August Unemployment Holds Steady

Connecticut’s unemployment rate held steady at 8.1% last month, more than three-quarters of a point above the national rate

09/19/2013

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Kutcher Talks About Jobs, The Man, and “Jobs,” The Film

35-year-old actor and technology enthusiast Ashton Kutcher talks about Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder he portrays in the film “Jobs,” opening Friday.

08/13/2013

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Connecticut Jobs Picture Improves, Though Rate Unchanged

Job growth in Connecticut continues, but the unemployment rate remains stuck at a relatively high 8 percent, state labor officials said Thursday.

06/20/2013

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Malloy, Larson Announce Manufacturing Initiative

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Congressman John Larson are announcing a new manufacturing jobs initiative that will bring together state government, businesses and colleges.

05/24/2013

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State Adds More Jobs, But Unemployment Holds At 8%

Preliminary estimates for April show Connecticut added jobs last month while the unemployment rate remained unchanged.

05/16/2013

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