connecticut minimum wage

Unions rally outside the state Capitol, calling for an increase in the minimum wage.  The April 15 rally and march was part of a nation-wide series of gatherings. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers and Activists Supportive of $15 hour Wage

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Lawmakers and activists supportive of a $15-an-hour minimum wage see momentum building in Connecticut, especially for certain lower-wage workers. The two chairmen of the General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee […]

07/25/2015

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Minimum Wage Rally

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Council of Clergy is urging state lawmakers to increase Connecticut’s minimum wage. Members have scheduled a rally Wednesday on the steps of the state Capitol. Organizers said Gov. Dannel […]

05/01/2013

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Minimum Wage Back On Legislative Agenda

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s largest business group and labor advocates are preparing for another round in the legislature over raising Connecticut’s minimum wage. Connecticut Working Families is backing legislation that would increase the minimum […]

01/31/2013