The Shared Work Program lets companies reduce employees’ hours rather than laying them off. Workers get partial state unemployment,.
More than half of the troopers surveyed in a recent state audit earned more overtime than base pay.
The money will be paid retroactively to July 26 for those who qualify and will be paid for six weeks.
A new analysis says Connecticut’s unemployment is worsening, but a state labor economist counters that’s due to a statistically oddity.
The wait for an unemployment hearing is 10 weeks, seven weeks longer than before COVID-19 hit the state.
A growing number of working poor families in Connecticut face stagnating wages and a rising cost of living.
Connecticut car sales and some retail sales were strong, but many employers in New England are facing a labor shortage.
Gov. Ned Lamont will hire a consultant to prepare agencies for the retirement of thousands of employees within two years.
Under Trump’s plan, paychecks would be larger for the rest of this year, then shrink as deferred taxes are repaid.
Connecticut will need an emergency federal loan soon to bolster its unemployment program, which could mean higher taxes for businesses.
Connecticut’s recent economic gains could soon slip away without more federal aid, Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo says.
The governor says he could support giving the jobless less than the current payout of $600 a week.
Connecticut’s Latino and Black workers have borne the brunt of the pandemic and advocates say they’ll need long-term help.
Senate Democrats want to tackle systemic racial inequalities in housing, education and beyond. But there’s only agreement on police reforms.
Gov. Ned Lamont says state employees won’t postpone raises to help the state cope with COVID-19.