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Avoiding the ‘trap’ of long-term joblessness

Avoiding the ‘trap’ of long-term joblessness

CT Insider. Hugh Bailey, Sept 10, 2020 Joe Carbone, who knows a few things about the perils of unemployment, has some advice for people who find themselves out of a job: Don’t wait. Don’t get complacent. And don’t fall into the trap of long-term unemployment. “There’s...

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Opinion: For many, long-term unemployment looms

Opinion: For many, long-term unemployment looms

CTPOST. By Joe Carbone. September 3, 2020 Back up to March 6, 2020. The jobs report is issued, unemployment is at a half-century low and virtually all labor indexes were never rosier. Now fast forward to Dec. 31, 2020. Millions of Americans will exhaust unemployment...

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Youth apprenticeship grant on the way for Connecticut teens

Youth apprenticeship grant on the way for Connecticut teens

Jodi Latina. Jul 10, 2020. FAIRFIELD, CT. (WTNH) — World famous Bigelow Tea is looking for a few young apprentices. Cindi Bigelow, CEO Bigelow Tea, says she’s proud “to be able to take young people starting at 16 and give them the skill sets so we can be fortunate for...

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