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Activists push for support of bill to protect unemployed from discrimination - Ct Post
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Wednesday, 21 September 2011
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Activists push for support of bill to protect unemployed from discrimination
Ct Post
The two Connecticut lawmakers joined representatives of the National Employment Law Project and USAction to urge support for the Fair Employment Opportunity Act and the Job Act, which contain the same measure to protect the jobless from discrimination ...

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St. Tammany coroner candidate's relationship with pain clinics blamed for two ... - NOLA.com
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Wednesday, 21 September 2011
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St. Tammany coroner candidate's relationship with pain clinics blamed for two ...
NOLA.com
In an unrelated case, Desper's medical license was reprimanded eight years ago by the Department of Public Health in Connecticut, where she used to practice. Dr. Peter Galvan, St. Tammany's incumbent coroner who is seeking re-election, has
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250000 Petition to End Unemployed Need Not Apply - YubaNet (press release)
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Wednesday, 21 September 2011
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250000 Petition to End "Unemployed Need Not Apply"
YubaNet (press release)
21, 2011 - Today the National Employment Law Project joined Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Hank Johnson (GA-4) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to receive 250000 petition signatures calling for an end to hiring policies that discriminate ...

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DeLauro: Sikorsky is Cutting 419 Local Jobs - NBC Connecticut
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Monday, 19 September 2011
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DeLauro: Sikorsky is Cutting 419 Local Jobs
NBC Connecticut
Sikorsky will cut about 540 employees from its global workforce, which is about 3 percent, and that will include 419 jobs in Connecticut, US Rep. Rosa DeLauro said on Monday. Officials from the Stratford-based company informed employees in Connecticut ...

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Masterful Choreography for Downtown Torrington - Litchfield County Times
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Monday, 19 September 2011
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Litchfield County Times

Masterful Choreography for Downtown Torrington
Litchfield County Times
It was slated for demolition in 1982, but Ms. Dante and others formed the nonprofit Northwest Connecticut Association for the Arts, Inc. (NCAA) to try to save it. Continued... Sharon Dante, founder of the Nutmeg Ballet and Nutmeg Conservatory for the ...

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Duo lands George W. Bush to keynote Concordia Summit Group's first conference - Palm Beach Daily News
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Monday, 19 September 2011
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Duo lands George W. Bush to keynote Concordia Summit Group's first conference
Palm Beach Daily News
Matthew Swift and Nicholas Logothetis were on a fast track to success at a young age, when they attracted media attention while still students at the private Salisbury School in Connecticut. The two teenage entrepreneurs' after-school ...

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Advocacy group drifts into tax policy - Waterbury Republican American
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Monday, 19 September 2011
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Advocacy group drifts into tax policy
Waterbury Republican American
Recently, a Connecticut advocacy group issued a news release suggesting big business in the state is getting special tax breaks. It pointed to a "new report from a national business organization" that Connecticut business taxes are the ...

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How about first asking why the economy died? - Hartford Business
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Sunday, 18 September 2011
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How about first asking why the economy died?
Hartford Business
The governor has noted that Connecticut's school systems are not producing as many skilled workers as the state's businesses need. He has criticized the vocational-technical schools for graduating too many hairdressers and not enough machinists, ...

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Conn. registers steep job loss in Aug. - BusinessWeek
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Saturday, 17 September 2011
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Conn. registers steep job loss in Aug.
BusinessWeek
State labor officials said they are cautiously viewing the statistics gathered by the US Department of Labor and hope revised numbers for this month will give a clearer picture of the number of jobs in Connecticut. Employment in Connecticut was 1.6 ...
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Metro-North to surpass LIRR to become nation's busiest rail line - Ct Post
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Friday, 16 September 2011
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Metro-North to surpass LIRR to become nation's busiest rail line
Ct Post
Salvatore Arena, a spokesman for the Long Island Rail Road, said the decline in ridership is attributable to the lingering impact the Great Recession has had on employment on Long Island, service cuts to balance the MTA's budget, and various service ...

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Court Focuses On Public Sector Issues – For Now - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Friday, 16 September 2011
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Connecticut Law Tribune

Court Focuses On Public Sector Issues – For Now
Connecticut Law Tribune
In Connecticut new employment laws are being passed and the state is aggressively enforcing it wage and hour laws. Despite all this activity, the Connecticut Supreme Court has remained quiet on the labor and employment law front for the second year in
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The best and worst cities for jobs right now - msnbc.com
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Friday, 16 September 2011
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msnbc.com

The best and worst cities for jobs right now
msnbc.com
This yields a net employment outlook of -7 percent for the Connecticut metropolis. “Although this quarter we are seeing relatively stable hiring compared with last quarter and even the year before, we are way below the double-digit employment outlook ...

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Report: 3000 jobs in the region are in danger - TheDay.com (blog)
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Thursday, 15 September 2011
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Report: 3000 jobs in the region are in danger
TheDay.com (blog)
The projected employment losses locally run counter to statewide projections that show Connecticut as a whole gaining nearly 5000 jobs over the same period. But the projections would continue a disturbing trend of job losses in southeastern Connecticut ...

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8 Tips to Prevent Getting Scammed by Phony Job Offers Send
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Monday, September 12, 2011
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8 Tips to Prevent Getting Scammed by Phony Job Offers Send
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Monday, September 12, 2011
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Malloy appoints Pryor as Commissioner of Education - Stamford Plus Magazine
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Wednesday, 07 September 2011
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Malloy appoints Pryor as Commissioner of Education
Stamford Plus Magazine
“There are certainly bright spots, best practices, excellent schools and exemplary districts throughout Connecticut. However, too many of our young people are not yet reaching their potential,” said Pryor. “If we join together – parents and teachers, ...

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Getting paid to hire might be next step in fight for jobs - The Republic
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Wednesday, 07 September 2011
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Getting paid to hire might be next step in fight for jobs
The Republic
In southern Connecticut, the federally funded job training board that serves Bridgeport raised $500000 in private dollars to launch its program. Dubbed the Platform to Employment, it pays up to two months of wages for people who have exhausted all 99 ...

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Phoenix Realty Group Partners with Gaia Real Estate and Israeli Insurer Harel ... - MarketWatch (press release)
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Wednesday, 07 September 2011
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Phoenix Realty Group Partners with Gaia Real Estate and Israeli Insurer Harel ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Comprising 372 units in 31 buildings, the investment was made on behalf of a PRG institutional real estate fund focused on residential assets in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. "This is a perfect time to
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Residents affected by Irene may be eligible for assistance - Connectcut Plus
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Wednesday, 07 September 2011
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NDTV.com

Residents affected by Irene may be eligible for assistance
Connectcut Plus
By Governor Malloy's office Governor Dannel P. Malloy recently announced that because a major disaster was declared by President Obama in the State of Connecticut due to Tropical Storm Irene, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to ...
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IRS Grants Storm Irene Tax Relief - Patch.com
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Wednesday, 07 September 2011
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IRS Grants Storm Irene Tax Relief
Patch.com
Connecticut victims of Tropical Storm Irene may qualify for tax relief from the IRS now that the president has declared the state a disaster area. The declaration permits the IRS to postpone certain tax deadlines. ...

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'Unemployed need not apply' a disturbing trend - Kansas City Star
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Wednesday, 07 September 2011
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'Unemployed need not apply' a disturbing trend
Kansas City Star
The Fair Employment Opportunity Act, introduced in July by Democratic US Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Hank Johnson of Georgia, would get on top of this problem. I spoke with a congressional aide about the bill, and she said it doesn't attempt ...

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Treasuries Surge on Jobs-Growth Stall, Outlook for More Stimulus From Fed - Bloomberg
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Saturday, 03 September 2011
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Treasuries Surge on Jobs-Growth Stall, Outlook for More Stimulus From Fed
Bloomberg
US 10-year yields fell below 2 percent as US employment data yesterday gave the weakest reading since September 2010. Minutes of the Fed's Aug. 9 meeting released Aug. 30 showed policy makers suggested the central bank could offer more support for the
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Travel agents take trip into 21st century - Ct Post
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Travel agents take trip into 21st century
Ct Post
Photo: Carol Kaliff / CT Nancy Yale, president of Cruise, Resort & World Travel at 1875 Post Road in Fairfield. Photo: Brian A. Pounds / Connecticut Post | Buy This Photo Get away Vacations can cost a lot these days, so it pays to plan in advance. ...

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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Sixty-Five Bracewell Attorneys - MarketWatch (press release)
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Sixty-Five Bracewell Attorneys
MarketWatch (press release)
About Bracewell & Giuliani LLPBracewell & Giuliani LLP ( www.bgllp.com ) is an international law firm with more than 470 lawyers in Texas, New York, Washington, DC, Connecticut, Seattle, Dubai, and London. We serve Fortune 500 companies, ...

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The Usual Questions Meet With Standard Objections - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Connecticut Law Tribune

The Usual Questions Meet With Standard Objections
Connecticut Law Tribune
Several more Hershey's Kisses caused me to enter a reverie in which I dreamed of the future of civil discovery in Connecticut. PLAINTIFF'S COUNSEL: Your Honor, the Plaintiff's favorite color is simply not relevant to whether a Scotch tape
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S&P opinion aside, it's time to tighten procedures - Ct Post
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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S&P opinion aside, it's time to tighten procedures
Ct Post
First and foremost, the federal government and many state and local governments, including Connecticut and Bridgeport, face serious current and future financial challenges that must be addressed. A number of common factors, like huge unfunded or ...

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US job growth grinds to a halt - Aljazeera.net
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Globe and Mail

US job growth grinds to a halt
Aljazeera.net
US employment growth ground to a halt in August as sagging confidence discouraged businesses from hiring, piling pressure on the Federal Reserve to provide more stimulus to aid the economy. Nonfarm payrolls were unchanged last month, ...
Job growth grinds to halt, fuels recession
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Chronic unemployed may face additional obstacles to jobs - Gaston Gazette
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Chronic unemployed may face additional obstacles to jobs
Gaston Gazette
The Fair Employment Opportunity Act, introduced in July by US representatives from Connecticut and Georgia, would prohibit employers and staffing agencies from refusing to consider jobless applicants. Some states have forbidden or are considering ...

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Treasuries Rise as Report Shows U.S. Creates No Jobs in August - San Francisco Chronicle
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Treasuries Rise as Report Shows U.S. Creates No Jobs in August
San Francisco Chronicle
US 10-year yields fell to the lowest in two weeks as US employment data were the weakest reading since September 2010. Minutes of the Federal Reserve's Aug. 9 meeting released on Aug. 30 showed policy makers will debate stimulus options at their ...

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Crude Oil Falls as Stagnant U.S. Employment Data Signals Weak Fuel Demand - Bloomberg
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Moneycontrol.com

Crude Oil Falls as Stagnant U.S. Employment Data Signals Weak Fuel Demand
Bloomberg
“Brent is ridiculously overpriced and WTI is too low,” said Peter Beutel, president of trading advisory company Cameron Hanover Inc. in New Canaan, Connecticut. “Two perfectly good crude grades are being ruined as benchmarks by speculators. ...
Brent,
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Report: CT to gain only 20000 jobs by 2Q 2013 - Hartford Business
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Report: CT to gain only 20000 jobs by 2Q 2013
Hartford Business
Prior to the recent market turmoil, Connecticut would have been looking at "a strong recovery in both total output and especially employment by the end of 2013," including the addition 55000 jobs over the next few years, according to a study released ...

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Treasuries Rally as Payrolls Report Shows No Jobs Were Added Last Month - Bloomberg
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Treasuries Rally as Payrolls Report Shows No Jobs Were Added Last Month
Bloomberg
US 10-year yields fell to the lowest in two weeks as US employment data were the weakest reading since September 2010. Minutes of the Federal Reserve's Aug. 9 meeting released on Aug. 30 showed policy makers will debate stimulus options at their ...

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Bad News Abounds in Latest Labor Day Employment Report - Public News Service
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Bad News Abounds in Latest Labor Day Employment Report
Public News Service
A new report highlights the state's continuing unemployment crisis, which includes a group with normally good job prospects Connecticut Voices for Children has released its annual State of Working Connecticut report, this one focusing on the Great ...
Report shows young
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Annual 'Stand Down' For State's Veterans In Need - Patch.com
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Annual 'Stand Down' For State's Veterans In Need
Patch.com
During the day veterans can get information about various state and federal benefits, employment assistance from numerous veterans organizations and legal advice. Some veterans need help in getting their drivers' licenses restored so they can apply for ...

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New Marine Science high school launches in Groton - TheDay.com
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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New Marine Science high school launches in Groton
TheDay.com
About 80 freshmen and 24 sophomores from 24 eastern Connecticut towns sat wide eyed and anxious beneath lights with "sails" for shades and the high ceiling of the school's Great Hall, listening to Spera's welcome address. "You're the first students ...

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Payroll Gains in US Probably Slowed as Slumping Stocks Hurt Confidence - Bloomberg
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Friday, 02 September 2011
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Payroll Gains in US Probably Slowed as Slumping Stocks Hurt Confidence
Bloomberg
... according to economists like Stephen Stanley at Pierpont Securities LLC in Stamford, Connecticut. Those striking workers were probably eliminated from the company's headcount last month, leading to a comparable reduction in total employment, ...

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Obama: Ban Discrimination Against Non-Workers - Reason Online (blog)
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Thursday, 01 September 2011
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Reason Online (blog)

Obama: Ban Discrimination Against Non-Workers
Reason Online (blog)
"Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011" (HR 2501), sponsored by hipster Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut), would punish employers and employment agencies who make hiring decisions based on an applicant's employment status; post want-ads that
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Irene leaves affluent Conn. town nearly powerless - Houston Chronicle
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Thursday, 01 September 2011
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New York Times

Irene leaves affluent Conn. town nearly powerless
Houston Chronicle
The state should review everything from utility employment levels to clearing dead trees on private property near power lines ahead of time, Olsen said. "I want to have a thorough investigation as to how we don't have this happen to us again," he said.
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Thousands of public employees laid off in 2010 - Reuters
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Tuesday, 30 August 2011
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New York Daily News

Thousands of public employees laid off in 2010
Reuters
"Most state governments saw small decreases in full-time or full-time equivalent employment between 2009 and 2010," the Census said. Rhode Island, Idaho and Connecticut state governments had the largest declines, each losing 5 percent of their ...
Census: Fewer
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Linwood Barclay's The Accident. - Toronto Sun
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Sunday, 28 August 2011
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Linwood Barclay's "The Accident."
Toronto Sun
He becomes aware others in his circles of employment and acquaintanceship are in various states of marital distress, evidently heightened by their own financial troubles. There's another death, which might or might not be accidental, to which Kelly ...

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US Employment Probably Slowed in August - Bloomberg
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Sunday, 28 August 2011
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US Employment Probably Slowed in August
Bloomberg
... economists like Stephen Stanley at Pierpont Securities LLC in Stamford, Connecticut. Private payrolls, which exclude government jobs, rose 105000 after a gain of 154000 in the prior month, economists forecast the employment report will also show. ...

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Physician Non-Compete Clauses Hurt Health Care Quality - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Friday, 26 August 2011
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Physician Non-Compete Clauses Hurt Health Care Quality
Connecticut Law Tribune
Connecticut courts enforce physician non-compete clauses, and no case seems to have called for heightened scrutiny. For that reason, hospitals in Connecticut often include non-compete clauses in physician employment contracts. ...

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Judge Blocks Troopers' Attempt To Block Layoffs - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Friday, 26 August 2011
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Judge Blocks Troopers' Attempt To Block Layoffs
Connecticut Law Tribune
But Andrew J. McDonald, the governor's general counsel, said, “The statute at issue is not a guarantee of employment for any state troopers.” Legislatures and governors for years have not appropriated sufficient funds to push
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Ct Employers Barred From Using Credit Reports In Job Decisions - Connecticut Watchdog
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Wednesday, 24 August 2011
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Ct Employers Barred From Using Credit Reports In Job Decisions
Connecticut Watchdog
Connecticut has entered the debate in the side of workers with a new law restricting the consideration of credit history in making hiring and other employment decisions, subject to certain exceptions. With Governor Dannel P. Malloy's signing of “An Act ...

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Sleeper Issue In Sick Leave Bill – Workplace Retaliation - Connecticut Law Tribune
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Tuesday, 23 August 2011
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Connecticut Law Tribune

Sleeper Issue In Sick Leave Bill – Workplace Retaliation
Connecticut Law Tribune
Pullman & Comley labor lawyer Daniel Schwartz, who publishes the Connecticut Employment Law Blog, noted shortly after the bill's passage in June that the wider impact of its anti-retaliation provision was not noticed by the general
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Toll Wars: CT Lawmaker Blasts RI Proposal - GoLocalProv
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Tuesday, 23 August 2011
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GoLocalProv

Toll Wars: CT Lawmaker Blasts RI Proposal
GoLocalProv
A Connecticut lawmaker took to the local airwaves to criticize Rhode Island's proposal to build toll booths near the state's border Monday, arguing that the plan will hurt tourism to Connecticut and that it could ignite a situation where tolls could ...

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Unemployment Rate Drops .8 Points; Labor Force, No. Employed Drop Too - Patch.com
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Monday, 22 August 2011
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International Business Times

Unemployment Rate Drops .8 Points; Labor Force, No. Employed Drop Too
Patch.com
Town's workforce contracted year-over-year, but employment rate still low compared to state, area. By Aaron Boyd Department of Labor released July 2011 unemployment figures. Contributed The Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) released
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Just how bad is Business in Connecticut? - Patch.com
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Monday, 22 August 2011
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Waterbury Republican American

Just how bad is Business in Connecticut?
Patch.com
The US Chamber of Commerce report blamed Connecticut's policies for the lack of job creation. “The relationship between employment policies and economic growth is well-documented. So, too, are the negative impacts of excessive regulation on job ...
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East Haven Unemployment Rate Jumps to Double Digits - Patch.com
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Monday, 22 August 2011
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East Haven Unemployment Rate Jumps to Double Digits
Patch.com
Connecticut Department of Labor economist Patrick J. Flaherty said small businesses in north central Connecticut have driven job growth statewide East Haven has the dubious distinction of jumping back into double-digit unemployment ...

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Paid sick leave going national - Waterbury Republican American
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Monday, 22 August 2011
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Paid sick leave going national
Waterbury Republican American
When the legislature began considering paid sick leave last spring, Employment Policies Institute researcher Michael Saltsman said 14 percent of Connecticut workers did not have access to paid leave because their employers could not afford to offer it. ...

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