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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. January/February 2021 Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media PDF
Startups and Expansions in January/February 2021

Thousands of new manufacturing workers will be needed due to submarine production<

Torrington resident opening 'The Robin's Nest Glitters' tumbler-making shop on Water Street

'It's all about community within these walls': Used bookstore opens in Westport

Barnes & Noble sets opening date for new Westport store

Longhorn Steakhouse announces opening date for Southington location

'A stronger company': Stamford-based Pitney Bowes grows amid pandemic, poised to add CT jobs

Hartford Schools Hiring For 74 Jobs

With expansion, Drew Marine looks for better efficiency, more jobs

Harbor Freight Tools to open new location in Norwich

Dime Bank cuts ribbon on Hartford-area branches

Farmington's CT Spring & Stamping expanding to Southington

Sema4 to Move Lab from New York to Connecticut, Add 200 Jobs

Layoffs and Staff Reductions in January/February 2021

Wallingford center's Wells Fargo will close, leaving a big space to fill

CVS to reduce office space by 30%

Hatfield Jewelers in Torrington closes after 30 years

Peter's Weston Market to close after nearly 50 years

Carla's Pasta in South Windsor files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Disney announces Greenwich-based Blue Skies Studios to close

Raytheon announces additional 1,500 layoffs; sees brighter days ahead for commercial aviation

Omaha Steaks shutters West Hartford location

Godiva to close all U.S. stores, including three in CT

People's United Bank to shutter Stop & Shop branches in CT

358 Pet Valu stores in U.S., including Southbury's, closing

Another Closing Extension Announced For 2 of 4 CT Lord & Taylors

Webster Bank will close 5 branches in Hartford area, a total of 16 in Connecticut

Iconic Manchester Tailor Shop Closing After 60 Years

WARN Notices for January/February 2021

In Department News

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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