by Christine Stuart | November 25, 2014 10:28am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that there will be some changes in his administration as he starts his second term.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 24, 2014 1:00pm
A group of Democrats in the House will try again in the coming months to pass a labor-backed bill designed to discourage retailers from opening stores on Thanksgiving by requiring them to pay their workers holiday overtime.
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by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2014 11:02am
The state’s largest teachers union, the Connecticut Education Association, announced Monday that had it hired outgoing Sen. President Pro Tempore Donald Williams as its new deputy policy director.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 20, 2014 11:51am
The state added around 3,600 jobs in October while the unemployment rate held steady at 6.4 percent, according to a report released Thursday by the Labor Department.
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by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2014 12:30pm
Twenty-five years after the first National Child Care Staffing Study, a new study found that not much has changed.
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by Christine Stuart | November 17, 2014 5:30am
A new report from the United Way found that about 35 percent of Connecticut households struggle to afford the basic necessities.
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by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2014 3:49pm
For the past 50 years the War on Poverty has taken two separate paths. One focuses money on programs for low-income children, and the other focuses money on programs to train low-income adults in the workforce.
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by Cara Rosner | November 10, 2014 10:00am
Most business leaders in northwest Connecticut expect to see increased sales or profits at their companies next year, but many have no plans to grow their workforces amid the gains, according to a new survey.
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by Christine Stuart | October 27, 2014 3:00pm
Members of the Latino community gathered at the state Capitol last week to let the three gubernatorial candidates know they represent 14 percent of the state’s population and will not be ignored.
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by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 11:49am
A senior official at the Dallas-based corporation trying to buy community hospitals in Bristol, Vernon, Manchester and Waterbury says privatizing them is the best way to keep them viable, but employee representatives have major concerns about the potential buyouts.
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