The Workplace http://wshu.org en Murphy hears from unemployed, concerned about loss of benefits http://wshu.org/post/murphy-hears-unemployed-concerned-about-loss-benefits <p>U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut met with unemployed people in Bridgeport Monday to talk about unemployment benefits, which are set to expire for many on January 1.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:23:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 10318 at http://wshu.org Murphy hears from unemployed, concerned about loss of benefits More Conn. workers seeking part time, temporary jobs http://wshu.org/post/more-conn-workers-seeking-part-time-temporary-jobs <div align="left">Connecticut residents who are looking for work were no doubt disappointed to learn the unemployment rate rose slightly to 8.1 percent in June. The Department of Labor has reported the state has only recovered 48 percent of lost jobs in the recession. For the unemployed, the under whelming job growth has limited their options. As a result there's been a recent surge in workers seeking part-time and temporary jobs, hoping to break the cycle of unemployment.</div><div align="left"><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:35:21 +0000 Tarice L.S. Gray 2658 at http://wshu.org More Conn. workers seeking part time, temporary jobs