By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Behind the two-year dispute between the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the musicians union over a new labor agreement is the symphony’s effort to remake itself […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Labor unions and advocacy organizations are challenging General Electric Co.’s warning that it might leave the state if Connecticut enacts a new, two-year state budget that increases various business-related taxes. The […]
Mohegan Sun has reached agreements with two labor groups to hire union carpenters and tradesmen should it win approval to build a casino in Revere.
After little movement in Connecticut’s unemployment rate for a year, November figures from the State Labor Department show a third straight month of improvement.
Talks are underway on a new contract between Pratt and Whitney and the union representing it’s machinists. In a joint statement released today by Pratt and the International Association of Machinists, officials say the talks […]
Preliminary estimates for April show Connecticut added jobs last month while the unemployment rate remained unchanged.
The Labor Department says Connecticut lost 5,700 jobs in February, partly due to the big snowstorm, but the new figures also show unemployment fell from 8.1 percent in January to 8 percent in February.
The Connecticut Department of Labor says its latest figures show improvement in the state labor market.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut lawmakers are revisiting a proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage. The General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee is scheduled to hear testimony Thursday on a bill that […]
Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.6% in December, but figures released by the Department of Labor also show a net loss of 1,800 jobs for the month. During 2012, the state gained jobs in five months, lost jobs in five months, and was steady once — and showed a loss of 100 jobs for the full year,