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Confronting the workforce crisis

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...

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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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