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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: April 11, 2022
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. First Quarter 2022 Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media PDF
Startups and Expansions in First Quarter 2022

New Starbucks on Route 5 in North Haven expected to open in June

Hybrid marijuana dispensary planned for former Meriden hardware store

G.O.A.T.S. Restaurant and Wine Bar open in downtown Norwich

Lake Compounce plans to hire more than 1,000 employees for the 2022 season

Michaels Jewelers to host grand opening event at the SoNo Collection

Wegmans to open first Connecticut store in Norwalk

New DMV Location Coming to Putnam

Dairy Queen coming to Farmington Avenue in Bristol

Nardelli's new Norwalk location opened this week

Finance firm Hudson Bay gets $1.3 million state grant to add 40 jobs in Greenwich

National hardware retailer Harbor Freight opens Wallingford store

O'Reilly Auto Parts store planned for Route 5 site in Wallingford

Smoke shop opens in renovated building across from the Meriden Green

Aroma Joe's coffee chain beginning ‘aggressive' move into CT with first location in Bristol

Breeze Airways to add 8 destinations and a base with 200 jobs at Bradley Airport

Great Wolf Lodge to open indoor water park at Foxwoods

LifeStorage opens in Centennial Plaza, Aldi 'on track' to open by Meriden Mall

Amazon Fresh likely headed to Orange, retail analyst says

Plans for Mercedes-Benz dealership near Danbury airport move forward

New Weightlifting Gym, Arsen's, to open in Stratford next month

In Southbury: New Owners of the UPS Store Relay Their Store Offers Many Services

Somos Handcrafted Arepas to open second location in Shelton

Proposed East Hartford logistics center expected to create 2,000 jobs

Long-delayed $1 billion fuel cell, data center in New Britain could start construction this year

Old Navy opens in Killingly Commons, in former Bed Bath and Beyond

Electric Boat Needs to Hire Thousands in 2022

IT firm GalaxE.Solutions plans to bring 180 new jobs to Hartford

Bigelow Tea Announces Expansion With Shelton, Connecticut Land Purchase

New La Placita grocery store opens in Bethel

Arvinas to double workforce as $2.4B Pfizer deal jump-starts breast cancer drug development

CA pharmaceutical company, MannKind, now officially calls Danbury home

Riverfront eatery to 'change the face' of Middletown, official says

Layoffs and Staff Reductions in First Quarter 2022

Bloomfield's AMC movie theater closes for good after nearly 26 years

747 Connecticut workers will lose jobs after People's United Bank merger

Harry's Pizza in Glastonbury Closes its Doors Amid Pandemic Troubles

Outback Steakhouse Shutters Enfield Location

Stanley Black & Decker says inflation, supply chain woes force layoffs

C&S Wholesale Grocers to Close Suffield Facility

Amato's toy shop in New Britain closing after more than 60 years

WARN Notices for First Quarter 2022

In Department News

2021 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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