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Union Wants Answers On Sleep Center Deal

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 15, 2014 2:35 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Warning of “hospital monopolies,” a Yale union is asking the state to investigate Yale New-Haven Hospital’s plans to take over a recently shuttered sleep center.

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Labor Department Shuts Down Chap’s Grille

by Paul Bass | Apr 1, 2014 2:02 pm | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo A state Department of Labor crackdown on New Haven food establishments continued with a “stop work” order issued to a Chapel Street restaurant.

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Connecticut 1st State To Pass $10.10 Wage

by Mark Pazniokas | Mar 27, 2014 5:23 am | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo With partisan votes on a pocketbook issue that the White House and Connecticut Democrats hope will mobilize voters this fall, the General Assembly voted Wednesday for legislation that would raise the state’s $8.70 minimum wage to $10.10 by January 2017.

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Deli Cited For Wage Theft

by Paul Bass | Mar 25, 2014 2:33 pm | Comments (2)

The state has charged another New Haven grocery with wage theft.

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Domestic Workers Emerge From Shadows

by David Sepulveda | Mar 20, 2014 8:32 am | Comments (2)

Documentary photographer Mario Quiroz believes that art should be a “Trojan horse” for social change.

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Firefighters OK New Contract By 5-1 Vote

by Melissa Bailey | Mar 11, 2014 1:44 pm | Comments (15)

Melissa Bailey Photo (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.

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Time-Sheet Trek Predates Computer Age

by Melissa Bailey | Mar 10, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (17)

Melissa Bailey Photos 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.

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City Fires Leaders Of Budding Union

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 25, 2014 2:41 pm | Comments (18)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo 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.

Coincidence?

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“G-Heav” Owner Arrested

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 24, 2014 4:27 pm | Comments (2)

Cora Lewis Photo 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.

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AFSCME Orders New Election

by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 24, 2014 3:34 pm | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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