by Susan Bigelow | November 22, 2013 8:52am
It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means a day of home, family, togetherness and, if you’re unlucky enough to have a job at one of an increasing number of retailers, going in to work that evening.
Continue reading "OP-ED | ‘Gray Thursday’ Is Just the Start of Low-Wage Workers’ Woes" »
by Christine Stuart | November 21, 2013 11:47am
In spite of a government shutdown that lasted until mid-October, Connecticut’s unemployment rate has declined by two-tenths of a percent over the past two months, from 8.1 percent to 7.9 percent.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 20, 2013 4:03pm
A Tuesday report from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office encouraged employers to publish their salary ranges as part of a series of recommendations to reduce pay disparity between what men and women earn in Connecticut.
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by Christine Stuart | November 20, 2013 1:06pm
With a $12 million hole to fill over the next five years, the head of the state’s trash authority believes the state should allow it to receive a renewable energy credit for the trash it burns and turns into energy.
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by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2013 12:49pm
State’s Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi said the number of insurance policies canceled as a result of Obamacare in Connecticut is around 9,000.
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by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2013 12:00pm
A survey of small business owners found that they are less optimistic in the Hartford area about the local economy than their peers in other parts of the country.
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by Marc Bussanich | October 28, 2013 8:29pm
Top-ranking Connecticut officials are angry over Con Edison’s refusal to take responsibility for the September outage that left tens of thousands of New Haven-line commuters scrambling to find other transportation for 12 days.
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by Christine Stuart | October 25, 2013 1:51pm
The U.S. Senate passed a bill in June that attempts to fix the United States immigration system, but the U.S. House has failed to take action on it.
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by Hugh McQuaid | October 21, 2013 10:18pm
At a ceremonial bill signing Monday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said a plan to spend $1.5 billion on the University of Connecticut over the next decade will pay dividends for the state in the future.
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by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2013 1:53pm
Connecticut’s housing is too expensive and too scarce, according to the HousingInCT2013 report released Thursday by the Partnership for Strong Communities.
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