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70,000 tipped workers in New York state to receive minimum wage...

The restaurant industry, where tipping is ingrained, is not affected.

State-required minimum wage in Westchester going up

The minimum wage required to be paid under New York state law by businesses in Westchester goes up to $13 per hour as planned...

Fast-food workers in CT service plazas plan to unionize

The SEIU orchestrated the "Fight For $15" campaign to increase the minimum wage for low-income workers.

House will try overriding Gov. Lamont’s veto of workforce training bill

The governor found fault with a provision that required employers who failed to monitor how much time is spent working for gratuities, and how much for non-tip work, to pay the standard minimum wage for all work.

$15 minimum wage could dampen business climate, some observers say

“Our business is growing – but I’m not sure if it’s going to continue to do so in Connecticut," says one Danbury business owner.

Gov. Ned Lamont signs minimum wage increase into law

Gov. Ned Lamont signed Connecticut’s minimum wage increase into law this morning, which will take the hourly rate from the current $10.10 per hour to $15 per hour by mid-2023.

Lamont to sign minimum-wage hike into law after Senate passage

The hourly minimum wage will increase from the current $10.10 to $11 on Oct. 1; $12 on Sept. 1, 2020; $13 on August 1, 2021; $14 on July 1, 2022; and $15 on June 1, 2023.

After long debate, minimum-wage hike passes House

The debate fell mostly along party lines, with Democrats voting in favor of the bill and Republicans against it.

CBIA study finds most CT businesses apprehensive over paid medical and...

However, most businesses polled by the CBIA were not concerned over the impact of a minimum wage hike.

New poll finds most CT residents oppose Lamont’s toll and sales...

On raising the minimum wage, 70.6 percent of respondents approved the idea and 25.8 percent rejected it.

Suite Talk: Wayne Pesce, president of the Connecticut Food Association

"There will always be a place for brick and mortar," said Wayne Pesce, head of the state's grocery retailer trade group.

Suite Talk: Scott Dolch, executive director of the Connecticut Restaurant Association

"We've never had a James Beard Award winner out of Connecticut," said Scott Dolch. "As a competitive person, that bothers me."

Suite Talk: Ginny Kozlowski, executive director, Connecticut Lodging Association

"Right now, we have a tremendous shortage of staffing across the whole hospitality sector," said Kozlowski.

Poll: CT voters support legalized marijuana, oppose tolls

When asked about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's job performance, 67 percent of respondents disapproved and 25 percent approved.

Connecticut fiscal stability commission chiefs call for tough love strategies

James C. Smith and Robert Patricelli, co-chairmen of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth, outlined the challenges and possible solutions facing Connecticut's economy.