minimum wage

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Nail Salons Cited

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut labor officials have shut nearly two dozen nail salons, recovered more than $47,000 in wages allegedly owed to employees and penalized businesses $100,000 for alleged pay and records violations. The […]

08/17/2015

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visits Scotts' Jamaican Bakery for a campaign appearance on behalf of Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WITC's Matt Dwyer.

Minimum Wage Efforts Topic For Malloy, Patrick

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick appeared on the tenth day of the tenth month to bring attention to Connecticut’s new law that increases the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017.

10/10/2014

Deval Patrick (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News)

Mass. Governor Patrick To Appear With Malloy

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy will be getting an assist from this colleague to the north to talk up the $10.10 an hour minimum wage. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has a scheduled appearance […]

10/09/2014

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13 Arrested In Hartford Minimum Wage Protest

Hartford police arrested 13 people today for causing a peaceful disturbance.

09/04/2014

File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.

05/07/2014

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

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Malloy Making Minimum Wage A Major Issue

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has decided to invest a lot of political capital in the issue of the minimum wage, publicly calling for both the state and federal wages to eventually be raised to $10.10.

03/04/2014

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, New London (Courtesy City of New London website)

New London Enacts $10.10 Minimum Wage

New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.

03/04/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama To Push Minimum Wage Wednesday At CCSU

President Obama will push a minimum wage increase when speaking at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday.

03/01/2014

Sen. Chris Murphy, Labor Secretary Tom Perez, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Labor Secretary, Senators Hear From Minimum Wage Workers

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Obama Adminstration’s call to hike the federal minimum wage came to Hartford today. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez heard from several minimum wage workers who told Perez raising a family […]

02/24/2014

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