The program assists youth in their search for work and connects them with a vast network of organizations.
Connecticut is offering $1,000 signing bonuses to long-term jobless who accept full-time employment.
Connecticut doesn’t precisely know what it is getting for the money. Neither does the federal government.
Connecticut’s economy took a hit when the coronavirus pandemic arrived, and there is still a lot of recovery ahead.
Connecticut is betting on the state’s manufacturing legacy, but so far employment growth in that sector is lagging behind the national average.
Connecticut home prices continue to rise at a much slower rate than those across the rest of the nation, according to recent data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Home prices last year appreciated 3.6 percent, compared with a national average of 6.9.
The state House of Representatives voted 81 to 55 Friday for legislation banning employers, recruiters and temporary job companies from discriminating against the unemployed. The legislation, which was sought by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, was passed without a Republican vote. It now goes to the Democratic-controlled Senate, where passage is expected before the session ends […]