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  • Mayor opens the door for a busy election season

    Mayor opens the door for a busy election season
    As Mayor Kenneth Bradley noted, there’s an old saying in politics: never say never. He’s keeping that in mind as he considers his future – but most likely, he added, it won’t be in the near future. “I have certainly enjoyed...
  • LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility

    LEGO North America President Emphasizes Corporate Responsibility
    While the history of LEGO Systems Inc. in Connecticut is at least in part one of a steely-eyed decision to move jobs to Mexico to save money, the group president on Wednesday emphasized the gentler side of capitalism at the billion-dollar toy maker....
  • SeaWorld CEO stepping aside as company announces layoffs

    SeaWorld CEO stepping aside as company announces layoffs
    With its stock price suffering and attendance dropping, SeaWorld announced Thursday that CEO and President Jim Atchison is stepping down and it is laying off employees. A company spokesman would not say whether the board asked for Atchison's...
  • Citing Progress In Hartford, Segarra Seeks New Term As Mayor

    Citing Progress In Hartford, Segarra Seeks New Term As Mayor
    HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra announced his bid for a second term Monday, taking credit for a resurgence in city development, a drop in crime and a boost in overall morale. "I believe I've been a significant player in transforming the mood and...
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • McDonald's laying off 63 people at its headquarters

     McDonald's laying off 63 people at its headquarters
    McDonald's said it is laying off 63 people at its headquarters in Oak Brook, where it employs about 1,700 people. Those layoffs are set to start in February. McDonald's cuts are among 600 layoffs expected in coming months at Illinois companies that filed...
  • Job cuts fall more than 30 percent

    Job cuts fall more than 30 percent
    Florida had 1,457 job cuts in the private sector in December, down more than 30 percent from 2,183 in the same month last year. Only one major layoff took place in South Floirida in the final month of 2014, Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Thursday....
  • Generous L.A. city policy rewards workers who take long injury leaves

    Generous L.A. city policy rewards workers who take long injury leaves
    Los Angeles Police Department clerk Demeturius Matthews took a full year off for an on-the-job injury after she banged her elbow into a metal filing cabinet. She didn't break any bones, city records show, but a chiropractor declared her temporarily...
  • Pratt & Whitney Will Furlough Workers In 2015 As Profits Decline

    Pratt & Whitney Will Furlough Workers In 2015 As Profits Decline
    Facing continuing financial challenges as it rolls out new commercial and military engines, Pratt & Whitney will furlough thousands of salaried workers for seven days next year to control costs. The engine maker's vice president of human resources said...
  • At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future

    At Waterbury Hospital, Cuts Are Imminent Amid Debate Over Future
    Waterbury Hospital will cut its expenses as early as January, which could mean layoffs and curtailed services, even as unions, administrators and local activists debate how the hospital should move forward after the collapse of its proposed merger....
  • Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid

    Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid
    In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year. But instead of adding three...