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Feds order Garelick & Herbs to pay $116K in back wages

"These types of violations can be avoided," said the U.S. Department of Labor's David R. Gerrain.

Westchester County Association becomes a force in workforce development

The Westchester County Association is making workforce development a key area of activity following its success in managing the four-year, $9.8 million Jobs Waiting...

Acting U.S. labor secretary touts employment stats, New Rochelle roots

Pizzella said what he hears most from business leaders is, “I’ve got to find more skilled workers.”

Feds order restaurant owners to pay workers $180K in back wages

Frank Marchetti and Michael Marchetti own restaurants in Old Greenwich, Stamford and Westport.

Connecticut union membership down by 3.5 percent

Connecticut led the New England region and was ranked sixth in the nation for union membership by percentage.

Labor Dept. accuses Yonkers care facility of cheating on overtime pay

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, this isn't the first time Regency Extended Care Center has allegedly violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Construction firm faces nearly $150K penalty for safety failures in Bridgeport

Among the charges leveled by the U.S. Department of Labor are the company's failure to provide fall and eye protection.

Yonkers and Hawthorne diners cite federal fine as cause of bankruptcies

Both diners list a U.S. Department of Labor judgment for $837,356, that they characterize as disputed, as their greatest unsecured debt.

Two diners assessed $837,356 for unpaid minimum wage and overtime

The Labor Department claimed that employees regularly worked six days a week for 10 hours or more, yet were not paid overtime or the minimum wage.

Jobs Waiting at half-way point in search of partners

Jobs Waiting was funded by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2014 and is run by WCA and the Westchester-Putnam Local Workforce Investment Board.

Lower Hudson Valley added 7,600 jobs in 2016

The largest sector in the three-county region was health care and social assistance, with 117,800 jobs.

Federal court in Texas blocks Obama-led plan to extend overtime

A federal overtime regulation that would have made an estimated 4 million more American workers eligible for overtime pay was blocked in federal court Nov. 22,...

Bridgeport nursing home company sued for financial malfeasance

Improperly diverting nursing home retirement plan assets is at the center of the lawsuit.

CT Dept. of Labor receives $2.5 million grant to enhance work...

Among other things, the grant will be used to build upon partnerships that can help foster employment for those with a disability.

State receives $200K federal grant for apprenticeship training program

The governor’s office said that 87 percent of all apprentices are employed after completing their programs, with an average starting wage above $50,000 a year.