October 20, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 20, 2014 11:35am
(Updated 2:56 p.m.) The last statewide jobs report before the Nov. 4 election was good news for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The report issued by the Connecticut Department of Labor showed that the state added 11,500 nonfarm jobs in September.
Tags: labor department, Dan Malloy, jobs report, Andy Condon, nonfarm, private sector, dh
October 19, 2014
by Edison Liu | October 19, 2014 9:03pm
On Oct. 7, several hundred friends and supporters gathered for the grand opening of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington. This will be the newest branch of The Jackson Laboratory — a nonprofit research institute that has been a pioneer in genetics research for 85 years.
Tags: edison liu, Jackson Labs, Farmington, dh
October 13, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2014 12:24pm
State officials are seeking public comment regarding the feasibility of a state-sponsored retirement plan for all private sector employees.
September 24, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 24, 2014 5:31pm
One of the centerpieces to Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s urban policy agenda is a proposal to cut the car tax rate in any city or town where it’s higher than 30 mills.
September 19, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2014 6:24am
September 9, 2014
by Staff Report | September 9, 2014 5:28am
Criticized in the past for not focusing enough on growing jobs in urban areas, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited Hartford’s north end Monday to unveil plans to boost employment in Connecticut’s cities during his second term.
Tags: Malloy, Foley, jobs, economy, job growth, urban jobs, re-entry, Faith Congregational Church, Pastor Steve Camp, dh
September 5, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 5, 2014 1:27pm
August 29, 2014
by Leo Canty and James Hughes | August 29, 2014 8:00am
For more than 100 years workers and their unions have designated a day to parade and celebrate labor, working people, the jobs they do and advances they have made. Over that time, the nature of that work has transformed dramatically from farms and factories to offices and cubicles.
Those changes were hard on many as they fell by the wayside in the struggle to keep up with the need to improve skills and fit into the next level. But as hard as it was for some, the transition we will all soon face will be much faster and wilder and more difficult to keep up with than most will ever imagine.
Tags: Labor Day, ethics, jobaggedon, automation, Technology, jobs, Leo Canty, James Hughes Ph.D, dh
August 27, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2014 12:34pm
August 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | August 20, 2014 3:41pm