Connecticut was among the first states to enact Labor Day legislation in 1887, a full seven years before the U.S. Congress made it a federal holiday. Labor Day was created to recognize trade unions, secure workers’ safety and generally honor the contributions of laborers everywhere. And yet, more than 100 years after its passage, how well do we, as a society, really honor our workers?
Newsman Walter Cronkite once said, “America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.” He might be pleasantly surprised to learn that the new Affordable Care Act comes closer to being all three – at least where women are concerned. When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ACA last week, it ensured that […]