Poindexter Prevailed

by Staff | Sep 29, 2016 1:41 pm | Comments (7)

Paul Bass Photo The Harp administration Thursday notified department heads that state labor department has determined that city officials violated the Municipal Employee Relations Act by “harassing and retaliating” against city management union President Cherlyn Poindexter and the bargaining unit.

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Immigrant Contractor Stiffed

by Hernando Diosa | Aug 8, 2016 12:05 pm | Comments (5)

The following story originally appeared in Spanish in La Voz Hispana Connecticut. It was translated into English by Daniela Brighenti.

Jesarel Calixto, an immigrant hailing from Tlaxcala, Mexico, is the proprietor of his own business Calixto Landscaping, LLC, a company that deals with gardening, tree trimmings and other services. He came to us to report that the nursing home “Paradigm Healthcare” has not paid him sums amounting to $10,000 that it owes Calixto for work performed in its two buildings, located at 181 Clifton St. in New Haven and 310 Terrace West Haven.

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