December 19, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2014 12:04pm
December 18, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 18, 2014 1:09pm
Despite pegging Connecticut’s unemployment rate at a slightly higher 6.5 percent in November, a monthly report from Labor Department estimates the state’s economy added 4,600 jobs and boasted a third consecutive month of job growth.
December 11, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2014 3:30pm
Connecticut employers will be forced to pay the highest unemployment tax in the country as the interest rate the state pays on a federal loan goes up an additional 0.5 percent in January.
December 1, 2014
by Cara Rosner | December 1, 2014 1:10pm
November 28, 2014
by Cara Rosner | November 28, 2014 10:34am
Bigger paychecks don’t necessarily lead to greater generosity, according to new data that shows Connecticut’s lowest-income residents donate the largest portion of their income to charity.
by Tom Wilkinson and Mark Espinosa | November 28, 2014 1:40am
There is no company more responsible for creating and exacerbating income inequality through its low-wage, part-time business practices than Walmart — our country’s largest private employer. That’s why we should all be thankful that, during this holiday season, Walmart workers across the country are again leading the fight to change the way Walmart does business.
Tags: Black Friday, BlackFridayProtests.org, Walmart, living wage, poverty, labor, dh
November 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2014 5:30am
November 10, 2014
by Cara Rosner | November 10, 2014 10:00am
October 30, 2014
by Fred Carstensen | October 30, 2014 8:48am
Many were startled by the report of 11,500 new jobs in Connecticut in September, the fastest rate of job creation in more than 20 years. Given the timing, coming shortly before the election, many will cynically discount the importance of this information. We do so at our peril.
October 24, 2014
by Sean Goldrick | October 24, 2014 1:10pm