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Training lab to bolster manufacturing jobs in Connecticut

Posted on November 5, 2018

State officials are initiating programs that can help boost manufacturing jobs in Connecticut. The Department Economic and Community Development (DECD), in collaboration with the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund (MIF) Advisory Board has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to create a mobile manufacturing training lab program for the State of Connecticut. […]


Connecticut jobs grow

Posted on November 5, 2018

City officials are putting the spotlight on the growth of Connecticut jobs. Although preliminary numbers for September show a total loss of 500 jobs for that month, the August numbers were revised upwards from 1,100 jobs to a total gain of 3,300 jobs. In total, private sector jobs are up 23,400 jobs over the year […]


Construction jobs in Connecticut grow

Posted on November 5, 2018

The number of construction jobs in Connecticut are growing, according to labor statistics.  The state lost 500 net jobs (-0.0%) in September 2018, to a level of 1,701,300, seasonally adjusted. Over the year, nonagricultural employment in the state grew by 19,900 jobs (1.2%). The August 2018 originally-released job increase of 1,100 was revised up 2,200 […]


Department collects wages for Connecticut jobs

Posted on September 30, 2018

The labor department is busy collecting wages owed for Connecticut jobs. The Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) has recovered more than $4.9 million in unpaid wages for Connecticut workers during the fiscal year that ended June 30. “Our working women and men are the backbone of this state – it is important that they are […]


Company adds research jobs in Connecticut

Posted on September 30, 2018

One company is growing and adding research jobs in Connecticut. Gartner, Inc., one of the world’s leading research and advisory companies, is moving forward with plans to expand its global headquarters in Stamford. The company has signed a lease for additional space at 700 Fairfield Avenue that will accommodate growth of 400 new jobs over […]


Grant to help Connecticut jobs

Posted on September 30, 2018

A new federal grant will go towards bettering Connecticut jobs. The Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) has been awarded a $2.1 million federal grant as part of the Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) initiative, designed to improve the retention of workers after an illness or injury. The grant, which as a focus […]


Lab creates bioscience jobs in Connecticut

Posted on August 30, 2018

One lab is expanding and creating more bioscience jobs in Connecticut. The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) has exceeded its initial employment goals years ahead of schedule. The state has forgiven $165.9 million in loans used to construct their state-of-the art 185,000 square foot building on the campus of UConn Health. “Our partnership with Jackson Labs was […]


Job center to connect job seekers with Connecticut jobs

Posted on August 30, 2018

A new job center will promote the connection of job seekers to Connecticut jobs. The new American Job Center East in Montville and showcased the wide variety of employment services and programs the full-service center provides to jobseekers and employers. The new facility, located at 601 Norwich-New London Turnpike (Suite 1), offers a fully-equipped career […]


Prison education program prepares students for Connecticut jobs

Posted on August 30, 2018

A new prison education program is preparing men for Connecticut jobs. The Wesleyan University Center for Prison Education (CPE) is a program that allows students to enroll in a variety of courses and earn an associate degree from Middlesex Community College (MxCC). The ceremony, held at Cheshire Correctional Institution, saw the conferral of degrees to […]


Education jobs in Connecticut grow

Posted on July 29, 2018

A number of education jobs in Connecticut have been added, according to recent labor statistics.  The state grew 6,100 net jobs (0.4%) in June 2018, to a level of 1,698,800, seasonally adjusted. Over the year, nonagricultural employment in the state grew by 14,900 jobs (0.9%). The May 2018 originally-released job gain of 4,100 was revised […]


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