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'Untapped' talent engage skills training for better employment

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's untapped talent pool engages skills training for better employment.

Kickbacks derail Glastonbury man

Gregory Seay |

A Glastonbury man will spend eight months in prison and repay about $47,500 to the IRS for his role in a construction kickback scheme, prosecutors says.

Centerplan blames subcontractors for Dunkin' Donuts Park delays

Matt Pilon |

Centerplan Construction Company, embroiled in a bitter lawsuit with the city of Hartford over its firing from the Dunkin' Donuts Park and Downtown North developments, is now blaming a half-dozen...

Construction sector embraces apprentices

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut, like many other states, is experiencing a shortage of carpenters, brick masons, steelworkers, electricians, heating, air conditioning and ventilation installers, and other...

Apprenticeships: Revival of 'gold standard' workforce-development tool

Gregory Seay |

Manufacturing and other Connecticut industries are reviving what some consider to be the 'gold standard' workforce-development tool.

Vast web works to meet Connecticut's labor challenges

Matt Pilon |

When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took office in 2011, he laid out his vision for creating one of the global economy's “best-educated, most-skilled, highest-productive” workforces that would...

State's labor challenges are many

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's labor force is a major driver of the state's economy that, if fine tuned, could offer a competitive advantage in attracting jobs and investment capital.

Weak demand for new homes a quandary for CT builders

Gregory Seay |

Weak demand for new homes poses a major challenge for Connecticut builders, which are adjusting to the new economic reality.

20 towns to split $62M for affordable housing development

Joe Cooper |

The state will award over $61.5 million in funding to build, restore or expand 978 affordable housing units in 20 towns, officials announced Monday.

I-84 lanes in Waterbury to open this week

Joe Cooper |

Daily traffic along the I-84 corridor in Waterbury may soon subside as several lanes begin opening this week ahead of schedule, the governor announced Monday.

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