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CT Post. By Jordan Grice. April 24, 2019 The WorkPlace is ready to hit the road with its new mobile career center. Dozens of people joined officials from the Bridgeport-based nonprofit Tuesday as they debuted the new American Job Center Career Coach. The new vehicle...
MICHAEL C. BINGHAM, New Haven Biz The WorkPlace held a statewide graduation of its Platform to Employment (P2E) program last Thursday at the State Capitol. Some 45 students from New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford were recognized as graduates of the program, which...
The article below appeared in March 24 issue of the Hartford Courant. Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. This statute is regulated and enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which is generally given...
New Haven Biz. February 26, 2019. MICHAEL C. BINGHAM The shortage of skilled, work-ready employees has reached crisis proportions in Connecticut. And companies are coping with the crisis with new and creative approaches to recruiting, training and retaining the...
By Joseph Carbone. New Haven Register. February 9, 2019 Recent economic reports have detailed a recovery you can believe in. The Connecticut unemployment rate has reached near an all-time low of 4.0 percent. In 2018, the number of residents employed grew by nearly...
The Hour. By Tatiana Flowers. December 11, 2018 BRIDGEPORT — When Tawana Joyner opened a letter from the Connecticut Department of Labor in August, she brushed it off and “threw it to the side.” The note encouraged her to join Platform to Employment or P2E, an...