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Job enrichment program pays off for participants

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...

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Workforce centers staying busy amid improved economy

CT POST. By Jordan Grice, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Unemployment may be down in Connecticut, but regional workforce centers staff said they still have plenty of work to do. “We are extremely busy, probably busier than ever,” said Joe Carbone, president and CEO of The...

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DMV Express office opens in Stamford

STAMFORD - An express Department of Motor Vehicles office has opened in Stamford. The new building is located at 137 Henry St. Officials say the express DMV will provide customers with increased opportunities to renew driver's licenses and identification cards and...

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DMV adding places to renew licenses, ID cards

By Jim Shay, October 5, 2018 The state Department of Motor Vehicles is adding more places to renew driver’s licenses and ID cards in New Haven and Fairfield counties. The agency and its partners plan to open new locations in Southington and North Haven as well as...

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The WorkPlace Receives $1.26M for Veterans Program

The WorkPlace has been awarded a $1.26 million grant by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to administer the Support Services for Veteran Families Program. Announced last Friday, the VA grant is for 12 months, renewable with satisfactory performance for two...

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BRIDGEPORT - Channel 12 News PSEG Power Connecticut held a graduation ceremony at their Bridgeport Harbor Station Wednesday afternoon for 13 students who will move on to five-year apprenticeships. During their training, the students learned about different building...

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