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office People Working 118427780WETHERSFIELD: The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday awarded the Connecticut Department of Labor $924,509 to improve technology for existing workforce services and programs.

The award under the National Dislocated Worker Grant will help unemployed residents, jobseekers and employers “better connect” to workforce services through upgrades to a variety of systems, including development of a mobile-friendly platform for accessing the agency’s website.

Governor Dannel P. Malloy said “this award will help the Department of Labor in its continuing efforts to develop a thoroughly integrated workforce system that can provide real-time data to better meet the needs of today’s jobseekers and employers.”