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by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 11, 2013 2:32 pm | Comments (24)
Two years after they disappeared from City Hall, coolers are coming back, now that the state decided that the city lied to managers in order to convince them to give up bottled water.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 11, 2013 8:24 am | Comments (2)
A panel of arbitrators is set to release by next week the terms of a new labor contract for school administrators, according to officials who huddled behind closed doors Monday to discuss the topic.
by Gilad Edelman | Dec 6, 2013 8:25 am | Comments (1)
Fast-food strikers rallied outside St. Luke’s Church as the local event in a nationwide strike, though it was unclear how many, if any, New Haven workers actually went on strike.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 19, 2013 2:18 pm
Workers who trim trees and clean city parks will see pay raises, but new hires won’t get medical benefits after they retire.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 19, 2013 8:15 am | Comments (23)
The city won’t save $2 million in health care costs after all—now that two lawmakers’ crusade has run aground amid union opposition and unforeseen complications.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 14, 2013 8:10 am | Comments (26)
Cherlyn Poindexter fended off a strong challenge Wednesday from Tom Verderame to retain the presidency of the city’s managerial union.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 14, 2013 8:08 am | Comments (18)
Don’t come in here “threatening” us, an alderwoman said.
We’re not threatening you, two firefighters responded. We’re trying to help you avoid the lawsuit we’re going to file.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 11, 2013 8:13 am
More than three months after the city agreed on a new labor contract with managerial staff, two final kinks have been ironed out involving health coverage for retired workers.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 7, 2013 8:26 am | Comments (23)
New Haven teachers will vote Thursday night on a second landmark labor contract that would begin to tie pay raises to job evaluations and add incentives for teachers who work in difficult schools.
by Staff | Nov 4, 2013 8:16 am | Comments (6)
On Tuesday a woman named Toni Harp will try to make history in New Haven—by becoming the 375-year-old community’s first-ever female mayor.
The next day, on Wednesday, three New Haven women who have already made history will be formally inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF). (Read about the event here.)
Two of the women are still living: U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Yale Vice-President Linda Lorimer. The third woman is receiving her due almost a century after her death. Her name was Augusta Lewis Troup. Her name adorns a public school in the Dwight neighborhood. She will receive her due because of the efforts of a gifted New Haven-raised schoolteacher named Lois Murray, who became interested in Troup’s remarkable life and successfully advocated for her induction into the Hall of Fame. Following is a submitted account of Murray’s quest to recognize Troup: