Legal woes continue for hospital

April 6, 2001 • 1
The legal problems continue to mount for Yale-New Haven Hospital. The hospital, which earlier this week settled complaints with the National Labor Relations Board regarding obstruction of union activities, now faces a lawsuit from a former doctor at the hospital, Robert Smith. The suit alleges that the hospital violated the federal False Claims Act, which »

Hospital agrees to settle NLRB labor charge

April 6, 2001 • 0
After months of meetings, negotiations and cancelled hearing dates, Yale-New Haven Hospital and the National Labor Relations Board agreed Wednesday night to settle a NLRB complaint that charged the hospital with illegally interfering with hospital workers’ attempt to form a union. As a result of the out-of-court settlement, Yale-New Haven is required to post prominently »

TV drama films in Yale-New Haven ER

April 5, 2001 • 0
The scene is a familiar one: Doctors at a city hospital struggle to treat a newly admitted trauma victim. There is much tension and uncertainty in the air and, close by, a cameraman captures it all. Only this is no prime-time TV drama with interwoven scandals and love stories. This is the real thing. For »

Fair Haven to get homeowner loans

April 3, 2001 • 0
Fair Haven is finally receiving the support from Yale and New Haven it has long sought for neighborhood revitalization. City and University officials announced Monday the inception of the Fair Haven Homebuyer Program, an initiative that will promote home ownership in the Fair Haven neighborhood by providing financial assistance for first-time homeowners and for those »

School needs room to perform

March 30, 2001 • 0
Branford resident Selby Jacobs ’61 enjoyed listening to jazz as a Yale undergraduate and always dreamed of being able to play the saxophone. For the past nine years, the 61-year-old has been fulfilling his ambition by taking lessons at Audobon Street’s Neighborhood Music School. “If you told me nine years ago I would be able »

City, YES kick off new partnership

March 29, 2001 • 0
As the nation’s economy continues its recent downturn, New Haven economic leaders hope a unique partnership with Yale students will enhance the city’s prosperity. City and University officials joined members of the Yale Entrepreneurial Society at City Hall Wednesday to announce the “YES to New Haven” campaign, which is aimed at advancing the city’s entrepreneurial »

Campaign targets women’s health

March 27, 2001 • 0
Lucy Mouradian had all the warning signs of cardiac illness, but despite having been a nurse for 28 years and suffering from high blood pressure, Mouradian ignored her risk factors until her heart attack in May 1998. “I was so busy working, taking care of my family and doing things for others that I didn’t »

City and former Shubert official feud over theater

March 23, 2001 • 0
The most heated dialogue regarding the Shubert Performing Arts Center this past week has not been on stage, but between city and theater officials. On March 15, Shubert officials told the city that the theater would have a $1.2 million deficit at the end of the year, and the Shubert management would end its agreement »

Hospital, union to end hostilities

March 20, 2001 • 0
After more than a year of controversy and confrontations, the standoff between Yale-New Haven Hospital and New England Health Care Employees Union District 1199 is expected to reach an amicable conclusion. A hearing before the National Labor Relations Board scheduled for Monday was postponed for the third time in two months in anticipation of the »

With preservation program, court’s artwork is restored

March 1, 2001 • 0
Following a presentation Wednesday honoring the ongoing restoration of the Elm Street Superior Courthouse, Gov. John G. Rowland eyed a patch of ceiling during his tour of the 87-year-old building. “Looks like a little Windex would help,” Rowland said. Thanks to state and federal funding, the courthouse has been the recipient of more substantial changes »

Hospital-union grievances still unresolved

February 28, 2001 • 0
As Yale-New Haven Hospital’s long-postponed hearing before the National Labor Relations Board draws nearer, the ongoing meetings to resolve accusations brought against the hospital by New England Health Care Employees Union District 1199 seem no closer to resolution. During the last three weeks, officials from all three parties have met in an attempt to avoid »

West Rock says anti-blight program lagging

February 26, 2001 • 0
Almost two years after it was formed, Empower New Haven, the group created to revitalize the city’s ailing neighborhoods, is just beginning its work, but some community leaders say they are not willing to wait for the organization to implement change. Empower New Haven oversees grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development »