A bill aimed at bringing stability to hourly workers’ schedules stalled in the judiciary committee Monday after franchise owners pushed back.
The legislation is aimed at easing supply chain bottlenecks while boosting employment among formerly incarcerated individuals.
The bill would require employers to compensate hourly workers for scheduled shifts that get canceled with less than a week’s notice.
A law would establish stronger protections for consumer data — an issue made more urgent as the pandemic drove much of life and work online.
One in four working families in CT has a child under 6. Economists have attributed much of the workforce deficit to a child care shortage.
Electric Boat, Bigelow Tea, Hartford HealthCare are among CT employers calling for boost to social safety net spending on child care.
A bill would outlaw certain clauses in contracts between health care providers and insurers that analysts say drive up prices and premiums.
Advocates say capable workers are being overlooked by companies that have jobs to fill — even as many raise concerns about a labor shortage.
The state’s largest health system by revenue said Thursday it had signed an agreement with PE-backed Prospect Medical Holdings to acquire its three CT hospitals.
A state-commissioned study found tax credits have kept film production from leaving CT — but the costs are rising as the industry has grown.
Calls to shore up Connecticut’s health care workforce are getting louder as medical workers feel the continuing strain of the pandemic.
Lawmakers are making an effort to revive manufacturing after a half-century in decline. But they need a next-generation workforce.
39% of Connecticut’s construction workers have a family member enrolled in at least one of the largest social safety-net programs.
A study is underway to evaluate whether Connecticut should keep rolling out the red carpet for a fleeting industry.
As COVID cases have spiked and the governor resists a mask mandate, shops and restaurants are on their own.