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Rally Seeks Local Hiring For Living-Wage Jobs

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 10, 2014 2:25 pm | Comments (16)

Aliyya Swaby Photo More than 400 people gathered at a rally to hear new data about how New Haveners are missing out on New Haven’s living-wage jobs—and to call for a change.

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Activists, Cops Craft Plan To Combat Wage Theft

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 4, 2014 3:43 pm | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo New Haven business owners who steal wages from immigrant employees could soon find a police officer at their door.

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WInchester Labor Story Preserved, Spread

by Staff | Sep 2, 2014 7:11 am

JEANNE CRISCOLA PHOTO Joan Cavanagh, director of the Greater New Haven Labor History Association, submitted the following report:

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A Future Electrician STEPs Up

by Allan Appel | Aug 11, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo A Co-Op High music student discovered a loose connection in his Fender Stratocaster acoustic guitar. He went online and taught himself how to solder the wires and firm up the connections to the amplifier.

Beautiful music was born. So was an interest in electricity.

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Protest Prompts Local-Hiring Call

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)

On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren’t they hiring New Haveners?

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Register Offers Buyouts

by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (6)

New Haven’s print daily plans to continue shrinking its newsroom as its parent company prepares for an expected sale.

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Carpenters Cry Foul

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Three days after the state shut down a painting contractor working at Yale, two union carpenters showed up at the site with a huge sign and a demand.

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Harp Picks Paca As City Labor Chief

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 1, 2014 9:00 am | Comments (29)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo Marcus Paca returns to City Hall Tuesday as the city’s new $98,000-per-year labor relations director.

Paca, who’s 37, beat out two other candidates for the mayorally appointed post—activist Clifton Graves and Alder Claudette Robinson-Thorpe—according to Mayor Toni Harp.

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Harp Considers 3 For Labor Relations Chief

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 27, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (21)

Thomas MacMillan/Melissa Bailey Photos

Less than seven years after he showed up at City Hall as a freshman in “Democracy School,” Marcus Paca has emerged as the most likely candidate to fill a top City Hall position.

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At Union Confab, Foley Changes His Tune

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 16, 2014 3:36 pm | Comments (9)

Melissa Bailey Photo GOP gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley charged back into unfriendly territory Monday to the chorus of a newly acquired musical running mate—the man they call The Boss.

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