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Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Labor History Bill Passes Senate

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer to requiring the Department of Education to come up with a curriculum that local school districts can use to teach about the history of the labor […]

04/23/2014

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Committee Advances Minmum Wage Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bill pushed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to increase Connecticut’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017 has cleared a key legislative hurdle. The Democratic-controlled Appropriations Committee on Monday […]

03/24/2014

New London, CT

City Cited in Compactor Death

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ The state Department of Labor has cited New London for violations contributing to a hazardous work environment at a transfer station where a man died after apparently falling into a […]

03/20/2014

Artist's rendering of the planned UConn Basketball Student-Athlete Development Center. Courtesy of the University of Connecticut.

Contractors Ordered Off UConn Job Over Wage Issues

A state official says two companies have been ordered to stop work on the University of Connecticut’s new basketball training facility after inspectors found workers were being paid in cash at wages below state-mandated levels.

02/25/2014

new london map for dl

Hospital Labor Dispute Ends with Agreement

Union nurses and technicians on Monday approved a new contract with Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after a labor dispute that led to a lockout last fall.

02/03/2014