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State of Connecticut - Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media
  Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media - State of Connecticut Last Updated: November 30, 2020
This publication lists start-ups, expansions, staff reductions, and layoffs reported by the media, both current and future. The report provides company name, the number of workers involved, date of the action, the principal product or service of the company, a brief synopsis of the action, and the source and date of the media article. October/November 2020 Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media PDF
Startups and Expansions in October/November 2020

CT manufacturer to expand after $1.6M Rocky Hill property purchase

Big Y to hire 1,000 workers in Connecticut and Massachusetts as coronavirus surge brings more business to supermarkets

Westfarms adds new retail, seasonal shops ahead of uncertain holiday season

USPS holding hiring event in Norwich, looking to fill over 100 seasonal positions

Green Bank to move home base to Hartford

Costco approved for South Windsor's Evergreen Walk

Private jet servicer to expand, add jobs at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

Electric Boat could double its workers in the next 6 years

Amazon delivery center to open at Boston Post Road site in Orange

Amazon delivery station opens in Danbury with more than 100 jobs expected to be filled

Farmington-launched biotech opens lab in Branford

Plainville skyline to change with construction of 12-story Stop & Shop warehouse

Hospital for Special Care unveils new $13M autism unit

Layoffs and Staff Reductions in October/November 2020

600 Connecticut Restaurants Are COVID Casualties

Comings & Goings: Pearl Restaurant Closing

Manchester Sears store set to close Jan. 24

Bozrah Home and Hardware to close this month

Company Plans About 185 Layoffs In Stamford By End 2020

ESPN to Lay Off 300 People

Pet Supply Chain Pet Valu Closing All U.S. Stores

Hatfield & Co. jewelry store to close after 30 years in Torrington

Stamford Sheraton set to close this week

Connecticut Pratt & Whitney Jobs Lost As Production Moves to North Carolina

Bankrupt Remington gun company lays off 585 workers, with no severance

KeyBank to close another Manchester branch

Hartford Courant to close printing plant, cut 151 jobs

Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theaters to close

Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale to Close New Haven Location

Retailer H&M With 12 CT Locations To Close 200-Plus Stores

That Book Store in Wethersfield closing, one of thousands of Connecticut small businesses shuttered by coronavirus

WARN Notices for October/November 2020

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2019 Connecticut Career Paths

This publication is created to provide you the information about the skills and training to prepare yourself for a successful career in one of over 340 occupations in the state. For each of the occupations included in the Career Table, information is provided on number employed, job openings, education and training requirements and the earning potential for your chosen field.

Connecticut STEM and Manufacturing Jobs

This publication contains information about STEM occupations, earnings, educational requirements, and job prospects. There are also suggestions on how to prepare for a STEM career and where to find more information.

State of Connecticut Career Posters - Job Journeys

For those seeking more information before making a career choice, the Department's "Job Journeys" posters can serve as a valuable resource. These colorful, at-a-glance illustrations of the jobs found in each of Connecticut's 16 career clusters include pay and education information, related jobs,and how they measure up as an "in-demand' career.

Manufacturing and other Middle skills Jobs

A recent publication by the Connecticut Department of Labor's Office of Research titled, Connecticut's Manufacturing and Other Middle-skills Jobs, was created to inform people seeking work or considering a career change of various employment opportunities. Connecticut areas and industries with the most job postings and related jobs to each occupation are also included in the publication.

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