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July 29, 2015

Labor Department Layoffs Seem Inevitable Due To Reduction In Federal Funds

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 12:21pm

The economy is improving and the unemployment rate is dropping, which isn’t such great news for employees at the Department of Labor.

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July 27, 2015

Residents To Rally Against Potential Plans For Shooting Range

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 2:52pm

Courtesy of the State Police Two years after Glastonbury residents fended off a proposal to build a state police shooting range in their town, two other communities are working to make sure it doesn’t come to theirs.

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Fight For $15 Advocates Put Hope Into New Advisory Board

by Madeline Stocker | July 27, 2015 11:59am

Christine Stuart file photo After the New York Wage board unanimously approved a $15 dollar minimum wage for fast-food workers in that state, advocates throughout Connecticut are hoping it gives them a little more momentum here.

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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Manufacturing Remains a Focus for Connecticut Delegation

by Jordan Fenster | July 27, 2015 5:30am

LEEROY.ca (Creative Commons License) Manufacturing, and the need to maintain and develop Connecticut’s manufacturing base, remains a primary focus for Connecticut’s congressional delegation even as industry analysts show a shifting manufacturing landscape in the state.

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July 23, 2015

Workers to Lawmakers: ‘Current Legislation Isn’t Enough’

by Madeline Stocker | July 23, 2015 11:40am

Madeline Stocker photo Gov. Dannel P Malloy may have signed a bill increasing the amount businesses who underpay their workers are fined, but that won’t stop businesses from exploiting their employees, a New Haven-based immigrant rights group said Wednesday.

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Insurance Exchange Enrollment Declines Over Past Few Months

by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2015 5:30am

Access Health CT There are currently 96,966 Connecticut residents enrolled in private plans on Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, but that’s a decrease from the 110,095 who were enrolled at the end of March.

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July 21, 2015

Connecticut Caregivers Provide Billions in Unpaid Care

by Madeline Stocker | July 21, 2015 4:06pm

A new report by the American Association of Retired Persons estimates that Connecticut family caregivers provided a cumulative total of $5.93 billion in unpaid care services to their adult loved ones in 2013.

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State Commits Resources To Reduce Violence in Hartford

by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo It’s not everything the city of Hartford wanted, but after an emergency meeting with top state officials Monday the city will receive additional resources to help it deal with a spike in homicides.

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July 20, 2015

Connecticut Adds 600 Jobs In June

by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 12:08pm

Connecticut added 600 jobs and its unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percent to 5.7 percent in June, according to the Labor Department’s report released Monday.

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July 6, 2015

Workers Continue Advocacy Beyond Legislative Session

by Christine Stuart | July 6, 2015 12:48pm

Christine Stuart photo The Working Families Party and their allies in organized labor may have been outspent this past legislative session, but they eked out a victory during the special session and vowed to continue to fight for working families next year.

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