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  • Services are available to Connecticut's job seekers

    There are services available to the unemployed and underemployed in the state of Connecticut, but they need to know about them in order to benefit from them. According to Sandy Rodriguez, communications director for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP),...
  • Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says

    Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Thursday the economy still isn't strong enough to handle an increase in interest rates, but he expressed hope that will change sometime next year. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...
  • Top workplaces fight hard to keep top talent

    Top workplaces fight hard to keep top talent
    I believe it was me who once said, "The best workplace advice utilizes at least one made-up word." With that in mind, here are some timely nuggets of wisdom for workplaces large and small: If you're a top workplace, you need to be topperer. If you'...
  • Retail sales rebound ahead of the holidays

    Consumers went shopping in October and gave a much-needed boost to retailers, adding some crucial momentum to the holiday shopping season. U.S. retail sales increased 0.3% last month, after dropping 0.3% in September, the Commerce Department said...
  • Southern California is hotbed for wage theft in garment industry

    Southern California is hotbed for wage theft in garment industry
    At P & Young Apparel Inc. in the Los Angeles garment district, the clock keeping tabs on sewing workers' hours was regularly unplugged. Company time cards showed more than a dozen employees all clocked in within two minutes of one another — a...
  • Past decade's rising food prices could mean pricey Turkey Day

    Past decade's rising food prices could mean pricey Turkey Day
    This fall, as we gather around the table and stuff ourselves silly, consider that our annual food coma disguised as a national holiday will hit us in the belly AND the wallet. Take turkey, for example. Plain old frozen turkey, the kind your mom would...
  • Retailers target singles with wine tastings, apartment furnishings

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner. These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans. More...
  • Five myths about Obama's closest aide

    Five myths about Obama's closest aide
    Valerie Jarrett is the most talked-about White House aide in Washington — and that's not always a good thing. Jarrett has come under attack after the midterm elections, with critics charging that she wields too much influence over her boss. Part of...
  • How will Japanese recession affect U.S. recovery?

    Japan's unexpected fall into recession — the latest stumble for its long-struggling economy — poses another obstacle to the U.S. recovery and demonstrates the problems many key nations still are having regaining their economic footing after...
  • Gloomy 2015 forecast for Maryland economy, but there is beer

    Gloomy 2015 forecast for Maryland economy, but there is beer
    The state's economy is poised for a slowdown, a Towson University economist said Monday, pointing to weakness in the labor market that could continue for the next two years. "The opportunity to cry in one's beer is going to be present," said Daraius...
  • Japan falls into recession as economic fixes fail to do the job

    Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it. Like the U.S. and...