Changing Workforce / Career Development

Connecticut looks to fill thousands of manufacturing jobs


Jun 23, 2016

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Connecticut's Labor Department is trying to put people back to work as it looks to fill thousands of manufacturing jobs.

The state says manufacturing companies are hiring. The problem, officials say, is finding workers with the advanced skill set to fit those jobs.

“What we’re hearing from our manufacturers is that we don’t have enough skilled workers," said Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman. That's where Connecticut State Colleges and Universities' Advanced Manufacturing program comes in.

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