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January Jobs Report

January Jobs Report

By Joseph M. Carbone, Pres/CEO The January Jobs Report issued Friday was a stark reminder of trouble ahead. We have known for months that the pandemic recession would lay heaviest on the backs of the poorest among us. Here are some important features of that report...

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Opinion: We can beat long-term joblessness

Opinion: We can beat long-term joblessness

By Joseph Carbone, Pres/CEO, The WorkPlace. CT Post Dec 18 2020. Long-term unemployment has an official definition — exhausting six months of unemployment benefits and remaining unemployed. It’s perfect language for statisticians, it’s quick data and few will demand...

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