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An outstanding quality of life and fast-paced job growth attracts many talented professionals to the region. Area business leaders continually give the local workforce top marks for productivity and quality, and State and regional partners have joined forces to help connect employers seeking skilled professionals and job seekers searching for high paying jobs. These facts combined with the region's workforce training programs make the labor here market a great fit.
Visit these links to learn more about the Norwich workforce and Connecticutâ€™s labor laws:
The CT Department of Labor is committed to protecting and promoting the interests of Connecticut workers. They assist workers and employers to become competitive in the global economy.
The Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) databases include information about Norwich businesses, data profiles of Connecticut communities and regions, workforce demographics of the area.
The Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) is a non-profit agency mandated through the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. The EWIB oversees many workforce-related programs and agencies funded from a variety of sources including the operations of four regional Employment Centers (CT Works).
The Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer) is a public-private regional economic development agency serving the towns of New London County Connecticut. Visit or information on starting or growing your business.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces labor and occupational health codes. The Web site provides a comprehensive listing of related labor and health laws and informative guidelines for both employers and employees.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics contains information on jobs and the economy. Here users can access data on employment, productivity/ technology, prices, compensation/working conditions, international programs, and many other types of data and publications.