Connecticut’s largest healthcare workers’ union reached a tentative deal, ending its strike against a group home chain for the disabled.
Nonprofit leaders say their ability to assess the crisis is hindered by delays in getting state funding to community-based caregivers.
Union caregivers at group homes struck a deal Wednesday with one owner and issued strike notices for two others.
A major healthcare workers’ union plans to strike Oct. 5 against two group home operators for the developmentally disabled.
Gov. Ned Lamont and CT’s largest health care workers union averted a strike at group homes for the developmentally disabled.
Government and nonprofit entities are stepping up with COVID relief and recovery, including the Boston Fed and CT’s community foundations.
Hundreds of group home residents, trapped in a game of state budget brinkmanship, could be transferred into nursing homes.
The state’s largest health care workers’ union has suspended plans to strike at more than 200 group homes Friday.
A work stoppage could exceed 5,000 caregivers if nursing home staffers strike as well.
The state moratorium hasn’t completely eliminated evictions, which are now at about half the level they were before the pandemic.
While food insecurity remains high, the state is not seeing a corresponding increase in food stamp recipients.
Officials say a closed juvenile detention center’s history should not rule out repurposing it as a shelter for migrant children.
On March 6, 2020, Gov. Ned Lamont announced that the first case of COVID-19 had been detected in Connecticut, and within weeks, life as we knew it was a memory. Schools were shut down, universities emptied, businesses shuttered. Those of us who were fortunate enough to be able to work from home set up shop at our […]
Gov. Ned Lamont relies on federal funding and state reserves to balance his new budget without significant tax hikes.
While Lamont’s plan provides short-term stability, it also could leave Connecticut with challenges after the 2022 elections.