by Melissa Bailey | Mar 11, 2014 1:44 pm | Comments (15)
(Updated with Harp comment.) Firefighters will make a major switch in how they pay for health care, according to the terms of a new labor contract ratified Monday.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 10, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (13)
Between making his rounds at Ross/Woodward School, Darrell Barnes revved up his personal car, got on the highway, and drove 4.4 miles to the school board headquarters—all to deliver a piece of paper to ensure he gets paid.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 25, 2014 2:41 pm | Comments (18)
City Corporation Counsel Victor Bolden canned two lawyers last month who happened to be the president and vice-president of a newly formed union of City Hall attorneys.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 24, 2014 4:27 pm | Comments (2)
After the state found he cheated immigrant workforce out of wages Chung Cho agreed to pay them what he owed. When he then allegedly missed those payments, the restaurant owner found himself arrested.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 24, 2014 3:34 pm | Comments (9)
Cherlyn Poindexter won re-election as president of city government’s managerial union in part by sending out campaign materials from her work email account. She saw her victory taken away from her for just the same reason.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 11, 2014 9:09 am | Comments (4)
In his quest for the open seat in the 10th State Senate District, Gary Holder-Winfield lined up some powerful allies, who are looking to deliver him thousands of votes.
by Staff | Feb 5, 2014 2:25 pm
United Way’s Joshua Mamis sent in this release about a new program to help low-income job-seekers with that little bit of cash that can make all the difference:
by Paul Bass | Feb 5, 2014 10:46 am | Comments (5)
Longtime New Haven journalists Sandi Kahn Shelton and Vern Williams lost their jobs Wednesday in the latest round of layoffs to hit the New Haven Register.
by Staff | Feb 5, 2014 9:51 am | Comments (8)
Seizing on another popular issue in a tough election year. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called for raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017—and immediately earned the applause of New Haven’s most influential state legislator.
by Allan Appel | Feb 3, 2014 9:04 am | Comments (2)
When Lawrence Young came to work at the Winchester Rifle Factory in 1942, he chiseled gun parts by hand and worked without a union.
Young returned seven decades later to trade stories with other gun-factory survivors at a new exhibition recounting the evolution of the legendary plant.