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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: February 26, 2021
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. March / April 2021 Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media PDF
Startups and Expansions in March / April 2021

Webster Bank announces $10 billion merger plan, to open Stamford HQ

Bridgeport shipyard could see 100 new jobs after deal with nationally renowned company Hornblower

Building materials distributor expands into Greater Hartford

Hartford's Day Pitney acquires Rhode Island law firm

Southbury Training School Thrift Shops are Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop

Health management company to hire 287 in Farmington with $1.5 million assist from Connecticut

Sikorsky added 1,000 workers in 2020. The company's new president promises more jobs this year at the Stratford helicopter manufacturer

Bolton's diversified Able Coil & Electronics sees growth amid pandemic

Aldi supermarket to open in South Windsor, part of nationwide expansion

Rise and Dine, a new coffee shop, offering homemade breakfast and lunch

National retailer expanding to state amid pandemic, opening Wallingford showroom

Lake Compounce to hire 1,200 ahead of May 29 reopening date

Clothing retailer Citi Trends expands Greater Hartford presence

Guy Fieri opens 5 'Flavortown Kitchen' restaurants in Connecticut

XPO Logistics Creates 15,000 Jobs in North America in Preparation for Holiday Peak

Layoffs and Staff Reductions in March / April 2021

As Blue Sky Studios in Greenwich closes, an exodus of animation talent - and CT jobs

Macy's in Waterbury mall closes doors

Subway moving 'less than 10 percent' of Milford HQ jobs to Miami

Gayle O'Neill Fine Jewelry, which has offered a unique selection of fine and antique jewelry for 37 years, will be closing its doors

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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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