by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am | Comments (20)
The leaders of the Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus called on the city’s employers to “open the pipeline” and hire local people.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 14, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)
With a few quick flourishes, Mayor Toni Harp signed off on a city resolution that urges the state to pass laws protecting its 40,000 domestic workers.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 10, 2015 8:28 am | Comments (22)
Latasha Ransome told a packed City Hall crowd that she has “lived in New Haven all my life. But I’ve never worked in New Haven.”
Ransome (at left) and others delivered a message at a Monday night forum: New Haven has plenty of workers, but too few full-time jobs with a steady income and benefits.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 2, 2015 1:35 pm | Comments (5)
A group of domestic workers visited City Hall not to clean, but to ask lawmakers to help clean up a mess: the abuse and exploitation many of them face from employers.
by Mark Abraham & Mary Buchanan, DataHaven | Feb 27, 2015 1:33 pm | Comments (8)
In recent years, job growth in downtown centers nationwide has far outpaced growth in surrounding suburban areas, according to a widely-cited report released this week by the City Observatory. According to a DataHaven analysis of the Census dataset used in the report, New Haven and Hartford are experiencing a similar shift.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 26, 2015 4:05 pm | Comments (27)
Elvira Gutierrez Vargas said her bosses robbed her of the Christmas tips she received after spending more than 50 hours each week cleaning houses throughout New Haven for minimum wage.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 18, 2015 5:39 pm | Comments (5)
Jade Pearson found a way to juggle two part-time service jobs with college classes, and come out with a degree.
by Paul Bass | Jan 14, 2015 5:41 pm | Comments (18)
The face of New Haven’s unemployed emerged inside Elm City Market, where over 100 job-seekers lined up for a second shot at a stable life.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 16, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (1)
Cabbie Marixxa Berrios has a new reason to be cautious—someone has been robbing her fellow Union Station cabbies at knifepoint upon reaching his destination.
by Paul Bass | Nov 19, 2014 2:40 pm
The Harp Administration wants to leave vacant a job at the strapped agency that monitors hiring on development projects in order to create a job to oversee the city’s programs for the homeless.