by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 15, 2018 5:41 pm | Comments (7)
Hartford - Mayor Toni Harp and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim joined forces here to urge lawmakers to pave the way for a new casino for a region suffering staggering unemployment. They made a simple pitch: We need jobs.
Advocates of a tribal casino planned for East Windsor sought to complicate that narrative.
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by Allan Appel | Mar 15, 2018 1:56 pm | Comments (1)
The city plans to send an inspector out into the field for the first time in a year and half to monitor the hiring of women and minorities on construction projects — with some new digital tools that will ultimately make results visible to the public.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 14, 2018 4:35 pm | Comments (3)
Four major national unions announced a new partnership on Wednesday that will seek to put pressure on private universities like Yale to negotiate with graduate student teachers who have already voted to unionize.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 13, 2018 2:20 pm
As the snow finallly transitioned from a light flurry to a heavier fall late Tuesday morning, Al Miller shifted from the prep work of spreading salt to actually bringing his truck’s plow blade to the ground to keep downtown streets clear.
Continue reading ‘Plow Veteran’s Prep Work Pays Off’
by Christopher Peak | Mar 9, 2018 2:39 pm | Comments (36)
After owning up to smoking pot, three top-scoring police recruits almost didn’t get the job — until police commissioners intervened and voted to let their past drug use slide.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 6, 2018 4:16 pm | Comments (1)
The city’s firefighters union is taking to court the statewide union it says it broke ties with over two years ago.
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by Christopher Peak | Mar 5, 2018 4:55 pm | Comments (10)
Police commissioners approved a new policy for the department. But they won’t tell the public what it is.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 27, 2018 8:39 am | Comments (13)
As a move to crush government unions landed at the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, labor activists took to New Haven’s City Hall steps to declare their determination to fight on, whatever the outcome.
Continue reading ‘Unions Rally Against Janus’
by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2018 9:07 am | Comments (17)
Continue reading ‘Yale Grad Union Withdraws Recognition Petition’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 7, 2018 9:25 am | Comments (26)
New Haven’s labor unions flexed their political muscle to back MGM Resorts’s proposed casino in Bridgeport, as a showdown begins over tribal nations’ competing plans.
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