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The Hartford CourantConnecticut continued its run of big job losses in March as employers shed 7,100 positions, but the unemployment rate ticked up less than expected, to 7.5 percent from 7.4 percent in February, according to a report released Thursday by the state...
This is a Rush transcript. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: And welcome to the Ronald Reagan presidential library in Simi Valley, California, here from the majestic Air Force One Pavilion. I'm...
Of The Morning CallIn an encouraging tone, loaded with visions of good-salaried possibilities, Wayne Hopkins talked to job seeker after job seeker on a recent chilly winter morning in Allentown. From his post as sales manager for a thriving insurance company, Hopkins looks...
The only way to survive the recession is to keep your job; employers are making tough choices that don't always relate to how much money someone is making. But, if the boss does have to fire someone, here are some ways to make sure it isn't you. With...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell unveiled a two-year, $38.4 billion budget Wednesday that avoids tax increases but cuts hundreds of state jobs and numerous commissions and agencies to help cover the states's growing deficit. ...
MICHIGAN - With the highest unemployment rate in the nation, Michigan is looking to the film industry as an option to help turn things around. New film tax incentives are already yielding results statewide. 38 movies and documentaries were shot in...
The Hartford CourantThe nation's employers might be slowing down the pace of mass layoffs, according to a report released Wednesday by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. No clear trend is yet emerging in Connecticut, government data show. Last month, U.S. employers said...
The Hartford CourantNew reports released Thursday show that Connecticut has now lost more jobs in this recession than in the previous one, in 2000-2003, and that job losses will continue to increase for at least another year. While some parts of the economy are showing...
Courant Staff WriterAfter a decade in which the minority population of Hartford's suburbs doubled, the region remains one of the most segregated in the nation for Latinos, according to the Census Bureau's most extensive study ever of residential segregation. Blacks in...
Of The Morning CallOn a muggy Monday afternoon this month, jockeys at Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots near Wilmington, Del., guided their horses on the dirt track, meandering toward the starting gate for the third race. Few noticed. Grandstands with thousands of seats...
Tags: Gaming, Business, Public Employees, Politics, Restaurants
Of The Morning CallAfter 12 years at the Pan Am Shoe Co., Stevan Gonzlez was earning $450 a week, shipping Dexter-brand footwear around the world. In December, the Pan Am factory in the north coast town of Camuy began laying off workers in preparation to move its...
The Hartford CourantThey may inhabit the same state, but Connecticut's richest and poorest families increasingly live in different communities, different economies and different worlds. The wage gap between the richest and poorest families increased more in Connecticut than...
Tags: Gaming, Biotechnology, Wages and Pensions, New York, Colorado
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