Connecticut advocates for juvenile justice

April 2, 2014 • 0
Connecticut is working towards giving juvenile offenders serving lengthy sentences a second chance.

Tipped workers demand higher base wage

April 1, 2014 • 0
In the wake of CT's historic legislation, which will raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017, tipped workers are getting a smaller piece of the pie.
Activists are calling for Connecticut courts to reconsider all of the other cases involving Dennis Spaulding as well.

Activists call for ‘Not 1 more’

March 26, 2014 • 0
On Monday night, members of grassroots advocacy group Unidad Latina en Accion recounted stories and cases of brothers, spouses and friends who currently face deportation proceedings.

CT students call for DREAM

March 7, 2014 • 0
“My name is Junior Sierra, and I am undocumented and unapologetic,” he began.

Federal tribe recognition debated

March 6, 2014 • 0
Connecticut leaders, including Gov. Dannel Malloy, are opposing a federal proposal that would streamline the process of three American Indian tribes gaining federal recognition, citing economic consequences.

Harp pushes Yale to monitor wages

March 4, 2014 • 0
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp has joined a number of local and student activists in calling for University Properties to take a stronger stand against wage theft.

Cho faces additional charges

February 27, 2014 • 0
After posting a $5,000 bond in cash after his initial arrest, Gourmet Heaven owner Chung Cho was arrested for the second time on Monday.

Gourmet Heaven owner arrested for wage theft

February 25, 2014 • 0
The Connecticut Department of Labor arrested Gourmet Heaven owner Chung Cho on Thursday on numerous counts of wage theft.

Committee weighs minimum wage increase

February 21, 2014 • 0
The Connecticut Labor and Public Employees Committee held a crowded public hearing at the State Capitol Tuesday to discuss legislation that would increase the minimum wage and punish employers more seriously for wage theft.

Decarcerate Connecticut mobilizes

February 17, 2014 • 0
Decarcerate CT, a new grass-roots organization that formed in opposition to the transfer of 1,120 incarcerated women from Danbury federal prison to prisons across the country, is rallying faith and community groups to sign on to its four-part resolution calling for an end to mass incarceration in Connecticut.

Pedestrians concerned about traffic safety

February 7, 2014 • 0
Concerns persist for the safety of certain intersections on Yale’s campus.

Activists call for retrials

February 4, 2014 • 0
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers detained and may soon deport Edgar Javier Marin, an East Haven resident with an authorized work permit
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.