Nursing Home Union Brawl

Nursing Homes Appeal Order to Rehire Striking Union Members
SEIU Local 1199 protest / AP

Several Connecticut nursing homes have appealed a federal judge’s order to rehire striking union members, some of whom allegedly mixed up the medical records and identification materials of patients during a labor dispute.

Horror in Newtown

Parents leave a staging area after being reunited with their children following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. (AP)

At least 27 people, including 20 children, were killed at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in a Friday morning shooting, authorities say. One known shooter, 20, is dead. Police are investigating whether there was a second shooter.

Endangering the Elderly

Judge orders company to rehire unionized health care workers who may have endangered lives of elderly patients
AP

A federal judge appointed by former President Bill Clinton has ordered five Connecticut nursing homes to rehire striking employees despite a criminal investigation into allegations that some of those workers endangered the lives of seniors.

Murphy Gets Submarined

Connecticut Senate Candidate Uses Norwegian Vessel In Ad
Chris Murphy / Wikimedia Commons

With polls running neck and neck in the race for retiring U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman’s (I., Conn.) seat, the campaign of Republican candidate Linda McMahon is trying to take advantage of an embarrassing error made by the campaign of her Democratic opponent, Rep. Chris Murphy.