by Paul Bass | Jan 14, 2015 4:41 pm | Comments (18)
The face of New Haven’s unemployed emerged inside Elm City Market, where over 100 job-seekers lined up for a second shot at a stable life.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 16, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)
Cabbie Marixxa Berrios has a new reason to be cautious—someone has been robbing her fellow Union Station cabbies at knifepoint upon reaching his destination.
by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm
The Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 17, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (5)
A Mercedes-Benz pulled up to the commuter lot at 7:30 a.m. Thursday and whisked Michele Wetschko away—not to a concert or a black-tie dinner, but to work, nearly 50 miles away.
by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)
Serena Neal-Sanjurjo had a sense of déjà vu as she joined 26 other job-creation and anti-poverty workers in racing toward a deadline to convince the federal government to give New Haven a boost in helping the poor.
by Diana Li | Nov 10, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (3)
A Science Park-based training center has a new mission: turning unemployed and underemployed New Haveners into chefs and prep cooks, then placing them in jobs.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 4, 2014 7:03 am | Comments (1)
Alejandro Rodriguez, having been stiffed by his boss, asked a judge not to let him off the hook. Some of his coworkers, concerned their market might close, argued for leniency.
by Allan Appel | Oct 28, 2014 7:17 am | Comments (6)
When the data center Robert Boulay managed moved to Atlanta, he stayed in Connecticut. Then large-scale data centers disappeared. Result: Boulay was out of work for five years.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 27, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (4)
Chung Cho intentionally employed undocumented workers to exploit their work and pay them less—or he is an immigrant himself who worked his way up from washing dishes and mopping floors to owning a business and providing jobs for other immigrants.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 23, 2014 3:42 pm | Comments (2)
Leticia Cortes often saw men with hard hats heading off to construction sites and longed to don a hard hat of her own, but she never thought she’d ever get that chance. That was until she saw a flyer about construction training for women.