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S&P: Aging population is hurting CT's economic growth

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut is the fifth oldest state in the country, and that has contributed to its diminished economic growth, a new report from S&P Global Ratings says.

Capital Workforce Partners scores $5.8M for job training

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's workforce development board in north central Connecticut has been awarded a $5.8 million federal grant to upskill workers for jobs in growing industries.

CT income up 4.2% in 2Q

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut wage earners ranked average nationwide in personal income growth during the second quarter, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Making a history degree more practical

Sean Teehan |

College-industry partnerships, at least in one case, have made a seemingly impractical major a lot more practical.

UConn Tech Park offers new twist to industry-college partnerships

Sean Teehan |

Touring the Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at the University of Connecticut Tech Park in Storrs is like taking a peek into the future. A lot of big machines and big ideas.

CT colleges, high schools tighten bonds with employers to feed jobs pipeline

Sean Teehan |

Colleges and high schools are tightening bonds with employers to feed Connecticut's jobs pipeline.

American Airlines closing premium lounge at Bradley Airport

Sean Teehan |

The Admirals Club will be giving its final salute at Bradley International Airport next month, when American Airlines plans to vacate the 2,500-square-foot lounge.

CT adds 1,100 jobs in Aug., unemployment rate falls

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut added 1,100 jobs in August, helping its unemployment rate drop from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent, the state Department of Labor said Thursday.

CT's largest job fair set

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's largest hiring event next week will feature 90 businesses from across the region and more than 2,000 job-seekers, organizers said.

Pay, health insurance costs driving UTC aerospace strike

Joe Cooper |

Inadequate pay and rising healthcare costs have forced 188 aerospace workers at UTC Aerospace Systems in Cheshire to abandon their posts in protest.

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