• minimum wage June 27, 2022 8:51 pm

    CT's Minimum Wage Rising to $14 an Hour on July 1

    Connecticut’s minimum wage is rising to $14 an hour on July 1. Unions are celebrating the raise, but business owners are opposed to the rising operation costs.

  • minimum wage increase 1 hour ago

    Minimum Wage in Conn. Set to Increase on Friday

    The minimum wage in Connecticut is set to increase later this week. On Friday, July 1, the state’s minimum wage will increase from $13 per hour to $14. The increase is part of legislation that Governor Ned Lamont signed into law three years ago. It schedules multiple minimum wage increases over a five-year- period. “For too long, while the nation’s…

  • Bloomfield August 19, 2021 7:44 pm

    MetLife To Raise Employee Minimum Wage To $20

    Metlife will be raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour for every employee, the company announced Thursday. The global insurance company will soon raise their minimum wage for its 360 people who currently are employed in the Bloomfield area, primarily at its customer service and operations center.  ​​”We want to provide a highly competitive wage that will help us…

  • minimum wage August 1, 2021 11:03 pm

    Minimum Wage in Conn. Increases to $13 an Hour

    Beginning Sunday, the state’s current $12 an hour rate will increase to $13 an hour. It’s the latest step toward gradually increasing the rate to $15 an hour.

  • minimum wage increase August 2, 2021 3:19 am

    Minimum Wage in Conn. Increases to $13 an Hour

    Minimum wage earners in Connecticut are poised to get a raise. Beginning Sunday, the state’s current $12 an hour rate will increase to $13 an hour. It’s the latest step toward gradually increasing the rate to $15 an hour. The hourly wage is scheduled to increase to $14 on July 1, 2022, and to $15 on June 1, 2023. Beginning…

  • minimum wage November 2, 2020 1:53 pm

    The Minimum Wage Debate Is More Complicated Than You Think

    The federal minimum wage is just $7.25 per hour. And President Trump and Joe Biden agree on one thing — that’s not a lot of money to live on. But they don’t agree on what to do about it. You think you know which side you support? It’s more complicated than you think.

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