NEW YORK (AP) — Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, staging demonstrations across the U.S. and around the world seeking better treatment of Black Americans in the workplace. Organizers said at least 20,000 workers in 160 cities walked […]
In the weeks since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody, one thing has become clear – this country is hurting.
As Connecticut gets set for phase one of reopening the state, there are plenty of questions about what to expect.
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Head of Japan’s medical association: Olympics difficult without vaccine. — Trump projecting coronavirus deaths […]
With so many out of work due to coronavirus spread concerns, there are companies across Connecticut who are, in fact, looking for more employees during this time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bars and restaurants will become takeout-only and businesses from movie theaters and casinos to gyms and beyond will be shuttered Monday night throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut because of the coronavirus, the states’ governors said. The governors said essential businesses such as supermarkets and gas stations will be able […]
Puerto Rican community leaders joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal in demanding the Department and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) release disaster relief funding for the recovering island.
Friday’s hearing could be the only hearing on the toll plan, which is why at least 200 people traveled to the Capitol complex to tell lawmakers how they feel.
NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners have plenty of changes to deal with as 2020 begins — higher labor costs for many companies, and some owners will discover that they have to comply with new laws that aren’t on the books in their own states. As of Jan. 1, there are higher minimum wages […]
The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes. In Hawaii, the charge will be $50. In Kansas, $100. In Alabama and Ohio, $200. New or higher registration fees go into effect […]