Social Networks We Use

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Labor

May 27, 2016

OP-ED | Will New Overtime Rules Really Help Workers?

by Terry Cowgill | May 27, 2016 5:30am

ctnewsjunkie file photo
Do you think you deserve a raise but your boss doesn’t or says s/he can’t afford it? Who doesn’t? The best way to get a raise would be to convince your boss of your worthiness. If all else fails, there is the government.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Will New Overtime Rules Really Help Workers?" »

Tags: , , , , ,

May 26, 2016

Vo-Tech Employees Laid Off

by Jack Kramer | May 26, 2016 1:03pm

shutterstock Thirteen more state workers, all vocational-technical employees in the Department of Education, received pink slips on Wednesday

Continue reading "Vo-Tech Employees Laid Off" »

Tags: , ,

Access Health CT’s 2017 Budget To Rely More On Assessments Than Federal Grants

by Cara Rosner | May 26, 2016 11:29am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Access Health CT’s board of directors adopted a 2017 budget that is about $2 million, or 6 percent, more than it forecast in 2016.

Continue reading "Access Health CT’s 2017 Budget To Rely More On Assessments Than Federal Grants" »

Tags: , , , ,

May 24, 2016

Entrepreneur Searches For Like-Minded Individuals

by Cara Rosner | May 24, 2016 12:00pm

Courtesy of Innovation Destination Hartford Angelina Capalbo wanted to meet other owners of area startup companies, but had a tough time finding them at local networking events.

Continue reading "Entrepreneur Searches For Like-Minded Individuals" »

Tags: , , ,

May 23, 2016

Labor Sends A Message to Connecticut’s Democrats

by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2016 5:30am

ctnewsjunke file photo Feeling betrayed by Democrats who supported a state budget that includes thousands of layoffs for their members, a coalition of Connecticut’s unions say they are now raising money to fund other candidates who support labor.

Continue reading "Labor Sends A Message to Connecticut’s Democrats" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

May 20, 2016

Judicial Branch Announces 61 More Layoffs

by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2016 11:59am

The Judicial Branch announced Friday that it will be laying off 61 temporary court clerks and temporary court recording monitors.

Continue reading "Judicial Branch Announces 61 More Layoffs" »

Tags: , , , , ,

Lawmaker Tells Advocates Not To Give Up On Pushing Paid Leave

by Jack Kramer | May 20, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo Those fighting for Connecticut to adopt a paid family leave law, regardless of the size of the company workers are employed by, got some blunt advice from a lawmaker Thursday on how to kickstart their stalled initiative.

Continue reading "Lawmaker Tells Advocates Not To Give Up On Pushing Paid Leave" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

May 19, 2016

Layoffs Hit Watchdog Agencies

by Christine Stuart | May 19, 2016 11:41pm

Thirty more Connecticut state employees received their pink slips Thursday.

Continue reading "Layoffs Hit Watchdog Agencies" »

Tags: , , , ,

DOL: Connecticut Adds Jobs In April; March Data Revised Upward

by Christine Stuart | May 19, 2016 11:46am

shutterstock Connecticut added 3,500 jobs in April and estimates for March were revised upward from 300 jobs to 1,000 jobs, according to the Connecticut Labor Department.

Continue reading "DOL: Connecticut Adds Jobs In April; March Data Revised Upward" »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

More Than 45,000 Connecticut Workers Could Benefit From Labor Rule Change

by Kristi Allen | May 19, 2016 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo U.S. Rep. Rosa Delauro and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy welcomed the U.S. Department of Labor ruling that could increase overtime pay for more than 45,000 Connecticut workers.

Continue reading "More Than 45,000 Connecticut Workers Could Benefit From Labor Rule Change" »

Tags: , , , , , ,