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AT&T-Time Warner trial: Why Corporate America is watching it so closely


The Justice Department's landmark lawsuit to block AT&T from buying Time Warner goes to trial next week.

Employers gain by helping workers with mental health issues

Brianne Lott |

A person with a disability does not always use a wheelchair, hearing aid or white cane.

Boys & Girls Clubs sharpen focus on college, career readiness

John Stearns |

Employers looking for new workers might very well find them coming out of a local Boys & Girls Club in Hartford, or any of the other 4,367 clubs in the U.S.

Global IT giant Infosys to bring 1,000 jobs to Hartford

Matt Pilon |

With the help of up to $14 million in state grants, India-based information technology and outsourcing provider Infosys will open a facility in Hartford that will employ 1,000 people within the next...

For gig economy workers in these states, rights are at risk


Should gig economy workers, such as Uber drivers and Taskrabbits, be entitled to the same rights and benefits as regular employees?

CT bill would require that certain Medicaid enrollees work


A number of legislative Republicans are advocating a bill aimed at imposing work requirements for some Medicaid recipients while also doing away with exemptions from work requirements now allowed to...

DOL: CT private sector regains recessionary job losses

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's private sector has officially re-recovered all of the nearly 112,000 jobs it lost during the 2008-2010 recession, the state Department of Labor said Friday.

Jobs report surprise: 313,000 added in February

CNNMoney |

The U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in February. That was much stronger than economists expected and the biggest gain since July 2016, according to Labor Department figures published Friday.

CT's Jan. home sales mixed

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's statewide single-family house sales slumped to start the new year, but their median price rose. Condo sales rose in January, yet their median price was flat, a fresh survey shows.

Commission's tax, economic policy changes raise small biz concerns

Greg Bordonaro| Matt Pilon | 1

A national association that represents small businesses in Connecticut is urging caution on some recommendations issued Thursday by a CEO-led, state-sanctioned commission that call for major changes...

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