With the 2020 U.S. Census coming up, there are some great job opportunities available. The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring folks for jobs with wages of $17-23 an hour. They specifically need bilingual people in various languages. Check out these upcoming job fairs in New Haven to learn more.
Teachers play a central role in shaping the minds of young people and can have a lasting impact. When students of all races have teachers of color leading them in the classroom implicit biases can be challenged and changed. And that’s critical to the future of our society.
Rep. Robyn Porter, co-chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee, praised committee members who approved legislation that raises the minimum wage, addresses the issue of pay equity for para-educators and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Governor Ned Lamont presented his biennial budget proposal last week for Connecticut. My job now is to analyze the proposal and sit down with my colleagues, state and local officials and especially the people of Hamden and New Haven to decide what changes have to be made so the budget truly meets our needs.