by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 23, 2014 4:42 pm | Comments (2)
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.
by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 9:24 pm | Comments (28)
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.
by Allan Appel | Oct 7, 2014 8:36 am | Comments (2)
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.
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.
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.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 23, 2014 3:00 pm
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.
by Paul Bass | Sep 23, 2014 8:55 am
Twenty-three forgotten workers got a pep talk from someone who’s been there—and was offering them a new chance.
by Staff | Sep 22, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (3)
Three people hired full-time by the city over the past week will earn from $44,421 to $121,315 a year.
by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (20)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 10, 2014 2:25 pm | Comments (16)
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.