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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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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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