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Minimum wage boost and paid family & medical leave bills get push

February 16, 2017

Connecticut was among the very first states to have a family and medical leave law. All employers with 75 or more employees must allow up to sixteen weeks, but it is unpaid.

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Democratic Lawmakers, Advocates Seek Minimum Wage Hike

February 16, 2017

He wouldn’t handicap the chances of the General Assembly approving an increase in the minimum wage this year, but Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, said he wouldn’t give up the fight because “it’s the right thing to do.”

CT Post

Support for $15 wage, family/medical leave

February 16, 2017

Legislative leaders on Thursday joined union members and worker advocates in pushing for legislation to extend the $10.10-per-hour minimum wage to $15 by the year 2020.

The Day

Veterans’ bills to be considered by General Assembly committee

February 6, 2017

Proposals ranging from expanding who qualifies as a veteran to discounting hunting, trapping and fishing licenses for disabled veterans will come before the General Assembly's Veterans Affairs Committee early next week.

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