State has $1.8 million for Sandy-related work program

The Connecticut Labor Department has received $1.8 million in funding for a temporary work placement program for clean up, demolition, repair and reconstruction of damaged public structures.

Only people who became unemployed as a result of Sandy or were unemployed prior ot the storm and no longer receive unemployment benefits or other income support are eligible for the program, which could fill up to 120 positions.

Those interested should email the nearest CTWorks Career center:

Here are the email contacts for the local ones:


Stephanie James

Mary Malenda


Tony Harris


Steve Romano

Rob Varnon