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September 2, 2014

Yankee Institute Says Unfunded Pension Liability Larger Than Reported

by Christine Stuart | September 2, 2014 5:30am

A new analysis of Connecticut’s unfunded pension liability by the conservative Yankee Institute claims that its unfunded liability is much higher than an actuary for the state has estimated.

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September 1, 2014

OP-ED | This Isn’t Just A Vacation Day

by Lindsay Farrell | September 1, 2014 5:29am

Today, Labor Day, many of us will have a day off. We’ll go to the beach, or host a BBQ, and enjoy the end of summer. But it is important to remember that today is not just a day off.

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August 29, 2014

Malloy Reminds Labor To Vote For Him In November

by Christine Stuart | August 29, 2014 4:10pm

Christine Stuart photo On the eve of the Labor Day weekend, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reminded labor leaders from across the state why they should support him in November.

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OP-ED | Who Will Celebrate Labor Day In 2034?

by Leo Canty and James Hughes | August 29, 2014 8:00am

For more than 100 years workers and their unions have designated a day to parade and celebrate labor, working people, the jobs they do and advances they have made. Over that time, the nature of that work has transformed dramatically from farms and factories to offices and cubicles.

Those changes were hard on many as they fell by the wayside in the struggle to keep up with the need to improve skills and fit into the next level. But as hard as it was for some, the transition we will all soon face will be much faster and wilder and more difficult to keep up with than most will ever imagine.

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August 27, 2014

Report: Connecticut’s Living Wage Is $19.08 An Hour

by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2014 12:34pm

A national research group released a report Tuesday that concluded the living wage for a single adult in Connecticut is $19.08 an hour.

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August 15, 2014

Malloy Promotes Sales Tax Free Week, Touts Employment Gains

by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2014 3:26pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy promised the owners of Mickey Finn’s on Friday that he would be back with his son this weekend to purchase a pair of T.K. Axel Brand jeans.

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OP-ED | On Wall Street, ‘Right-to-Work’ Means a Wider Gap Between Rich & Poor

by Lori Pelletier | August 15, 2014 1:18pm

One doesn’t have to look any further than Fairfield County to understand why Connecticut has one of the greatest income disparities in the country. A few miles from the estates of Wall Street brokers and bankers, Bridgeport’s residents are struggling to get by in the new economy. Good manufacturing jobs have been replaced by minimum wage shifts at McDonalds. A third of children in Bridgeport live below the poverty line.”

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OP-ED | Poll Shows State Supports Philosophy Behind ‘Right-To-Work’

by Suzanne Bates | August 15, 2014 7:00am

If you told someone the people of Connecticut would support a “Right-to-Work” law, they’d probably think you were crazy. This blue state would never support a law that is so completely a red state phenomenon, right?

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August 12, 2014

Malloy Joins White House Call On Minimum Wage

by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 4:25pm

CTNJ file photo While his Republican opponents were duking it out at the polls Gov Dannel P. Malloy joined White House officials Tuesday afternoon for a conference call on the minimum wage.

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August 7, 2014

Executives: Connecticut Economy Still Lagging

by Staff Report | August 7, 2014 11:53am

CTNJ file photo A quarterly survey of business executives by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association found that 84 percent expect business conditions for their companies to improve or remain the same over the next three months.

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