General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies said they would lay off workers if they did not get the money.
In this contentious mid-term election, corporations are stepping up their civic responsibility and offering employees time off to vote. Norwalk-based Diageo North America is part of the trend. Meanwhile, Connecticut is among a minority of states that don’t mandate an Election Day time-off policy for workers.
It may not be as big as the Paris Air Show, but some the same companies that attend that event, including Airbus and Northrup Grumman, will gather in Groton on Monday to pursue the same goals they seek every year in France — more sales and the information needed to make good business decisions.
The politics of eastern Connecticut rise and fall with the economic tides on the Thames River, where Electric Boat has designed and built submarines for the U.S. Navy since the dawn of undersea warfare. And, lately, those tides have been rising.
Washington – Corporations like Pfizer, United Technologies, Alexion and others spend millions on research each year, hoping to develop new products or processes that contribute to their bottom line.