• Labor Secretary Perez lauds New Havens state prison reentry programs

    09.20.16: - U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez saw first-hand how the correctional center’s Linking to Employment Pre-Release program helps individuals prepare for life after imprisonment. Joined by an entourage of elected officials, including Gov. Dannel Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, and Mayor Toni Harp, Perez took a tour of a classroom at the correction facility located on Whalley Avenue.

  • In $15’s Wake, Fair Scheduling Gains Momentum

    09.20.16: - At the federal level, in 2014, Representative Rosa DeLauro and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced the Schedules that Work Act, which protects hourly workers from scheduling abuses—though with Republican control of Congress, the bill hasn’t gone anywhere.

  • TPP critics fear ‘relentless’ White House push

    09.20.16: - DeLauro said “we should be wary” of the Obama administration’s rhetoric about the TPP being progressive because she said it has no enforcement mechanisms for environmental regulations or labor rights and no curbs on currency manipulation.

  • Congress should do what’s right for Zika prevention

    09.20.16: - The impact of a Zika infection on a baby could require care that costs a family and our health-care system anywhere between $1 million and $10 million over the lifetime of the child. But the true impact must be measured in more than dollars.

  • DeLauro wants to stop the interview question we hate: salary history

    09.12.16: - Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. said they planned to introduce a bill when Congress returns from the summer recess that would prohibit employers from asking about candidates’ past compensation before making them a job offer.