On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, the Connecticut Department of Labor (CT DOL) – Office of Research released their monthly Business and Employment Changes Announced in the Media report. According to the Startups and Expansions section of this report, job creation in the State is looking more promising, with the collective creation of 2,543 new jobs reported. As for layoffs and staff reductions, none were reported in the month of December.
For those with long-term hiring plans, The Outlet Shoppes at Rentschler Field in East Hartford plans on creating 1,628 jobs in November 2017 when the new mall opens. Yale University plans to hire 500 new employees over a three-year period.
For businesses with hiring plans now and into the new year, Sunrun, a solar energy company, just opened a new location in Hartford and created 80 jobs. Hubbell Electric Heater Company in Stratford will create 35 new jobs.
As for two businesses that are moving to Connecticut in 2016, Serta Simmons Bedding from Massachusetts will create 200 jobs when they move to Windsor Locks. Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits from New York will create 100 jobs when they move to Stamford.
Written by Alicia Sakal for Examiner.
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