July 21, 2014
by Valerie Dugan | July 21, 2014 10:00am
July 20, 2014
by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2014 1:02pm
July 18, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | July 18, 2014 5:30am
Like a prairie fire in the middle of a drought, the movement to repeal or reform the nation’s teacher tenure laws is spreading rapidly. Emboldened by a court decision in California last month that ruled tenure a violation of the state constitution’s prohibition against discrimination, parent activists are mobilizing elsewhere to launch similar challenges, with one filed recently in New York and another in the works here in Connecticut.
July 10, 2014
by Barth Keck | July 10, 2014 11:19pm
July 3, 2014
by Uri Allen and Harry Rodriguez | July 3, 2014 9:30am
A union is its members. Here in Connecticut, our unions are made up of ordinary middle class people like us, who work hard to make Connecticut the great state that it is. We are proud to be part of organizations that advocate on behalf of all working people.
Tags: Uri Allen, Harry Rodriguez, unions, labor, Wisconsin, Tom Foley, Koch Brothers, dh
July 2, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | July 2, 2014 5:30am
June 30, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 30, 2014 5:42pm
In a ruling that could impact Connecticut’s unions, the U.S. Supreme Court found Monday that personal care attendants in Illinois are not “full-fledged” state employees and can’t be compelled to pay public sector union dues.
by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2014 5:30am
June 27, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | June 27, 2014 5:30am
After stumbling out of the starting gates, it looks like independent gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Pelto had a good last week while his arch enemies, the boosters of charter schools, had a bad one.
June 26, 2014
by New Haven Register | June 26, 2014 12:00pm
Frontier Communications has struck a deal with Local 1298 of the Communications Workers of America to extend a contract that the union’s members have with AT&T, which is selling the Stamford-based telecommunications company its land line phone business and UVerse television product.