April 15, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 15, 2014 4:35pm
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2014 12:00pm
Under a settlement agreement reached last week in a federal lawsuit, the Connecticut General Assembly will be asked to add 35 positions to the Department of Social Services budget to help process Medicaid applications.
Tags: DSA Capital, lawsuit, class action, medicaid, Sheldon Toubman, Roderick Bremby, dh
April 11, 2014
by Suzanne Bates | April 11, 2014 8:00am
President Obama earned two Pinnochios from the Washington Post this week for using the oft-cited but misleading statistic that women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. The issue is a favorite for U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who gave the high-five heard ‘round the country at this year’s State of the Union address when President Obama brought up the wage gap.
Tags: equal pay day, motherhood, women, Obama, Malloy, Suzanne Bates, dh
April 8, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2014 4:30pm
by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2014 5:30am
With the NCAA basketball championships and both of the University of Connecticut teams on her mind, state Rep. Pat Dillon, D-New Haven, said she wants to get rid of any state law that would make it difficult for student athletes to unionize.
April 4, 2014
by Megan Merrigan | April 4, 2014 2:47pm
The New England Regional Council of Carpenters hosted a rally Thursday in Storrs after hearing word that Intext Building Systems was coming back to work on the University of Connecticut’s basketball practice facility after being banned in February.
March 28, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2014 2:13pm
March 27, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 27, 2014 8:00pm
It was a victory lap of sorts. On Thursday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy returned to Café Beauregard in New Britain, where he dined with President Barack Obama earlier this month, to sign a bill increasing Connecticut’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
by Hugh McQuaid | March 27, 2014 1:49pm
Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in February as the state gained 800 jobs. The Labor Department said the modest growth suggests bad weather can be blamed for killing some of the 10,400 jobs the state lost in January.
Tags: private sector, labor department, Andy Condon, February, government, CBIA, dh
March 26, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | March 26, 2014 4:09pm