Talks are underway on a new contract between Pratt and Whitney and the union representing it’s machinists. In a joint statement released today by Pratt and the International Association of Machinists, officials say the talks […]
Preliminary estimates for April show Connecticut added jobs last month while the unemployment rate remained unchanged.
The Labor Department says Connecticut lost 5,700 jobs in February, partly due to the big snowstorm, but the new figures also show unemployment fell from 8.1 percent in January to 8 percent in February.
The Connecticut Department of Labor says its latest figures show improvement in the state labor market.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut lawmakers are revisiting a proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage. The General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee is scheduled to hear testimony Thursday on a bill that […]
Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.6% in December, but figures released by the Department of Labor also show a net loss of 1,800 jobs for the month. During 2012, the state gained jobs in five months, lost jobs in five months, and was steady once — and showed a loss of 100 jobs for the full year,
The State Labor Department says unemployment in Connecticut dropped two-tenths of a percent last month, to 8.8 percent
The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.