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Construction-Training Grads Are All Women

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 23, 2014 4:42 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks photo 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.

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Inspired By NYU, GESO Reemerges In Force

by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 9:24 pm | Comments (28)

Paul Bass Photo From the governor on down, top Connecticut Democrats joined well over 1,000 New Haveners in taking over a block of College Street Tuesday night to jump-start a revival of the quest to unionize Yale’s graduate-student teachers.

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Shipyard Survives, Smaller

by Allan Appel | Oct 7, 2014 8:36 am | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo When Edward Whitmore’s Virginia-based tug and barge company U.S. Waterways Transportation bought Buchanan Marine, the long-time shipyard at the base of the Ferry Street Bridge, not only was the yard a cluttered mess—so was the business plan.

No longer.

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“We Don’t Want Someone To Go Through That”

by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 2, 2014 8:25 am

Sandi Victorio said she endured unwanted advances from her boss at least twice a day. As she stood in the aisles of the clothing warehouse, she feared he would come by and try to grab her, touch her shoulder, or rub her back.

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Firefighters Vote To Extend Contract

by Staff | Sep 30, 2014 2:27 pm | Comments (1)

Members of New Haven Fire Fighters Local 825 have voted overwhelmingly to approve a two-year extension of their contract through June 30, 2018.

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Before Makeover, Artists Preserve Winchester Legacy

by David Sepulveda | Sep 23, 2014 3:00 pm

Collection of Robert S. Greenberg Before transforming a 19th and 20th century Winchester rifle factory into luxury apartments, ForestCity developers hit the pause button, seeking a way to preserve and honor the building’s history and generations of Winchester workers.

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Coach Carbone Brings Home A Jobs Crusade

by Paul Bass | Sep 23, 2014 8:55 am

Paul Bass Photos Twenty-three forgotten workers got a pep talk from someone who’s been there—and was offering them a new chance.

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3 New City Hires Earn $44K-$121K; 5 New Jobs Posted

by Staff | Sep 22, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (3)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Three people hired full-time by the city over the past week will earn from $44,421 to $121,315 a year.

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Fire Union Seeks Investigation Of Kottage

by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (20)

Melissa Bailey File Photo The executive board of Firefighters Union Local 825 has voted to purse an “independent investigation” to determine whether its president illegally sought a six-figure personal payday while negotiating an extension of its contract.

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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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Policing Issue
Oct 24, 2014 8:23 am
Address: Oxford And Lexington New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Someone asked about an update of the noise that sounded like either gunshots or...

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Illegal Dumping
Oct 24, 2014 7:19 am
Address: Corner Winthrop And Edgewood New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

about one week ago, someone reported carts on the green on Edgewood. there...

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