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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: September 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. August / September 2020 Business & Employment Changes Announced in the News Media PDF
Startups and Expansions in August / September 2020

Chick-fil-A makes another try at opening a Manchester restaurant

Comings & Goings: Capuli Restaurant into Westport Pizzeria Space

Omni New Haven Hotel reopens after COVID shutdown

Amazon holds second annual Career Day, looks to fill jobs in CT

Windsor IT firm acquires Manchester neighbor

FedEx looking to hire 1,300 seasonal employees in Hartford

Tech giant Infosys, with expanding CT presence, increases its U.S. hiring commitment to 25,000

Lowe's expects to open appliance outlet store in Meriden next month

Layoffs and Staff Reductions in August / September 2020

Sizzler, one of America's first steakhouse chains, files for bankruptcy

Bed, Bath & Beyond to close 4 stores in Connecticut

Stamford-based Synchrony looks to reduce real estate, headcount

WFSB-TV In Rocky Hill Announces Layoffs

After June layoffs, S. Windsor's TicketNetwork not ready to return to full staffing

Raytheon cutting 15,000 jobs at Pratt & Whitney, Collins Aerospace and corporate offices in response to slump in aviation

Norwich AC Linen laying off 123 employees

Ted's Montana Grill has closed its Hartford restaurant at 35 Front St.

Prospect Cafe closes in West Hartford, calling COVID-19′s impact on business 'relentless and uncertain'

Wethersfield healthcare consulting firm Qualidigm to dissolve

Fairfield Kohl's To Close In October

Avis extends furloughs, implements permanent layoffs at CT locations

Stamford business born with construction of I-95, Merritt Parkway to close its doors

Pier 1 going out of business and closing all 540 stores

Mohegan Sun to lay off undetermined number of employees at end of September

Dish Bar & Grill in Hartford to close permanently

Victoria's Secret at Meriden Mall to remain closed in corporate downsizing

City officials: Closing date set for Stamford Fairway Market

Bankrupt Lord + Taylor set to close three of four stores in CT

Fairfield Cinemas closure a blow to Black Rock and Bridgeport

Savers' Bristol location closes for good

WARN Notices for August / September 2020

https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/progsupt/bussrvce/warnreports/warn2020.htm

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