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CT Dept. of Labor / CT Works Programs

CT Dept. of Labor / CT Works Programs
Resources from the Connecticut Department of Labor Business Services

http://www.ct.gov/dol

Connecticut Department of Labor Business Services Consultants can provide the personalized service you need to help your business become more competitive in today's global market. Some services include:

Recruitment Assistance

CT.Jobs free automated labor exchange. Access your job listings and job seeker résumés 24/7. Employers may post openings online, set up résumé scouts and manage their own accounts.

Employer Recruitments free office space is available in any of the CT Department of Labor/CTWorks offices across the state. Great for saving time, testing and screening candidates. Contact your local CT DOL Business Services Consultant.

Job Fairs - each year DOL runs professional job fairs all over CT including the "Heroes 4 Hire" job fair for employers seeking to connect with Veterans. Unlike other job fairs that are "profit driven," our main concern is connecting highly skilled and qualified job seekers with employment opportunities that local companies have to offer.


Hiring Incentives

STEP UP Subsidized Training and Employment Program an initiative of the Connecticut Department of Labor and the state's five Workforce Investment Boards. Step Up offers two programs: the Wage Subsidy Program and the Small Manufacturer Training Grant Program. Each program offers employer incentives to hire new employees and create jobs.

Eligible companies, defined as a small business or manufacturer with not more than 100 employees, can apply for one program for each new hire an employer cannot use multiple programs for one new hire.

The program was expanded in June 2012 to include the Unemployed Armed Forces Member Subsidized Training and Employment Program. This program, similar to Wage Subsidy program, is available to eligible employers of any size that hire an unemployed veteran.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Use this federal tax credit to boost your bottom line! There are no limits on the number of qualified employees you can hire. Minimal paperwork required.

Training Grants

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) OJT - CT DOL, under the Trade Adjustment Assistance gives businesses funds to provide OJT to TAA-eligible individuals to train them in a skilled occupation. Employers are reimbursed up to 50% of new employee's starting wage to offset training costs. Reimbursements last from two to nine months depending on the complexity of the job and skill level to a maximum of $23,000. Contact your local Business Services Consultant for more information. Business Services Consultant.

Workforce Development Grants (based on funding availability) 50% reimbursement for eligible training project or activity. Eligible training for workers must involve significant change to improve the profitability and global competitiveness of your business. These changes include new innovations, new technologies or new production equipment. Such training may include Lean, Six Sigma and updating ISO 9000. Contact your local CT DOL Business Services Consultant.


Events

Socktober - winter sock collection
thru December at Windsor Social Services, LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue
Toys For Tots Drive
Nov 21 at 340 Broad St, Windsor, CT Suite 208
Windsor Art Ctr Holiday Art & Craft
Dec 8 at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St, Windsor
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
"Natural Wreath Making" at NWP
Dec 13 at Northwest Park & Nature Center
Reading Challenge
Dec 13 at Windsor Public Library
Christmas Tree & Holiday Open House
Dec 15 at 234 Kenswick Lane, Windsor
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
National Wreaths Across America Day
Dec 15 at Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery on East St
Christmas Tree & Holiday Open House
Dec 16 at 234 Kenswick Lane, Windsor
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 17 at LP Wilson Community Center
Monday Morning Book Club
Dec 17 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Dec 19 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Dec 19 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Dec 19 at Windsor High School J113
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Dr. Curry & Santa Christmas Party
Dec 22 at Wilson Fire Department- 50 Pine Lane
"Winter Solstice Full Moon Hike"
Dec 22 at Northwest Park & Nature Center, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 24 at LP Wilson Community Center
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Dec 26 at LP Wilson Community Center
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 31 at LP Wilson Community Center
New Years Eve Happy Hour
Dec 31 at The Tavern at Keney Park
New Years Day Brunch at The Tavern
Jan 1, 2019 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Jan 2, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 2, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Progressive Whist Games--55 & Older
Jan 2, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Square Dancing--55 & Older
Jan 3, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Yoga--55 & Older
Jan 3, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Jan 7, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Learn to Crochet
Jan 8, 2019
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Fencing Class
Jan 9, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 9, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Business After Hours
Jan 9, 2019 at Tavern at Keney Park
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Square Dancing--55 & Older
Jan 10, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Yoga--55 & Older
Jan 10, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Jan 14, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Jan's Sewing Hour
Jan 15, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Jan 15, 2019
Windsor Junior Woman's Club Meeting
Jan 15, 2019 at Union Street Tavern in Windsor Center
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Jan 16, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 16, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Botanical Illust. Poster Hanging
Jan 17, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Square Dancing--55 & Older
Jan 17, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Yoga--55 & Older
Jan 17, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Botanical Illust. Poster Hanging
Jan 19, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Jan 21, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Learn to Crochet
Jan 22, 2019
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Jan 23, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 23, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Jan 23, 2019 at Windsor High School J113
Square Dancing--55 & Older
Jan 24, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Yoga--55 & Older
Jan 24, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Downton Abbey Inspired Tea
Jan 27, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Jan 28, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Monday Morning Book Club
Jan 28, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Jan 29, 2019
Oscar Nominee Series
Jan 29, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Jan 30, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 30, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Square Dancing--55 & Older
Jan 31, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Yoga--55 & Older
Jan 31, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Feb 4, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Learn to Crochet
Feb 5, 2019
Oscar Nominee Series
Feb 5, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Feb 6, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Feb 6, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Progressive Whist Games--55 & Older
Feb 6, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Square Dancing--55 & Older
Feb 7, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
Yoga--55 & Older
Feb 7, 2019 at Windsor Senior Center
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Feb 11, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Cut the Cord
Feb 11, 2019 at Windsor Public Library