Connecticut had the fastest shrinking labor force in 2012

New Haven-based economist Donald Klepper-Smith crunched some numbers on the labor force and found Connecticut ranked first in the nation in both the total number of people who quit the labor force and the percentage decline in workers and available workers. The labor force is a technical measure that includes all people who are employed […] [Read More]
Categories: Economy, Labor

Sikorsky shows improvement in fourth quarter

Sales increased three percent and Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft delivered 18 more aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to the same period a year ago. The helicopter maker’s parent company, United Technologies said during a conference call with analysts that Sikorsky had sales of $2.17 billion in the quarter, but operating profit was down […] [Read More]