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Lamont creates Governor’s Workforce Council to improve business conditions

“Our systems don’t talk to each other enough, nor are we talking enough to the businesses where our students will ultimately seek employment,” Lamont said. “The status quo will no longer do." Council members include top executives at Bigelow Tea, Synchrony, and AQR Capital Management.

May 1 nursing home strike called off as talks continue

At issue are wages – SEIU is seeking raises of 4 percent in 2019 and another 4 percent in 2020 – and inadequate staffing ratios at nursing homes.

Stop & Shop workers end 11-day strike

Mark Espinosa, president of UFCW Local 919, called the supermarket chain a "monster employer."

With nursing home strike looming, CT Health Dept. announces contingency plans

The department will oversee the credentials of all replacement workers and conduct unannounced daily site visits to ensure that quality standards for safety and patient care are being upheld.

Labor and employment law tips for a family business opening its...

Family businesses make up the fabric of the U.S. economy. From a labor and employment law perspective, family businesses face a unique set of challenges and considerations.

Andi Gray: Working the night shift

You’re smart to pay attention to one of the bigger fixed costs in any business, which is its cost of real estate and equipment. To operate on an extra shift, you’ll have several considerations to factor in.

Contract negotiated for commercial cleaners

Janitors with the 32BJ Service Employees International Union and their employers agree to incrementally increase minimum wages as part of the new contract.

AFL-CIO leader for DOL

The governor again appointed a union leader as head of the Connecticut Department of Labor.

Union official to lead DOL

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy again appointed a union leader as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Labor, tapping AFT Connecticut President Sharon Palmer to lead DOL.

Verizon strike impact downplayed … for now

A lengthy stoppage at Verizon would likely have an impact on service.

The new realities of globalization

A new “beggar thy neighbor” attitude has made its way to battles between U.S. states and even cities within states, to entice existing businesses to their locales.

The new realities of globalization

A new “beggar thy neighbor” attitude has made its way to battles between U.S. states and even cities within states, to entice existing businesses to their locales.

The demise of organized labor

Recent events shine spotlight on the demise of the American trade union movement.