November 8, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 8, 2013 12:00pm
November 6, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2013 12:04pm
In 1991, Connecticut became the fourth state in the nation to formally protect gay and lesbian workplace rights. In 2011, Connecticut became the 15th state to afford those same rights to transgender individuals.
October 29, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | October 29, 2013 4:04pm
Municipal associations asked the legislature’s Labor Committee to support changes to the state’s longstanding and politically secure prevailing wage policy at a public forum Tuesday in New Britain.
October 25, 2013
by Terry D. Cowgill | October 25, 2013 4:29am
October 22, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 22, 2013 4:30am
Last week, 27,388 state employees received their October bonuses totaling more than $13.65 million. That’s about $4 million less than the state paid in April because, for the first time in decades, political appointees didn’t receive biannual bonuses.
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October 10, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 10, 2013 12:24pm
October 4, 2013
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | October 4, 2013 6:58pm
Connecticut’s Congressional delegation wrote Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday requesting that he use any tool at its disposal to prevent the furloughs of thousands of United Technology Corporation workers.
October 3, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 3, 2013 4:30am
In anticipation of a prolonged government shutdown, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Budget Director Ben Barnes asked state agencies last week to identify federally funded programs and positions that could be impacted.
October 2, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | October 2, 2013 3:22pm
An arbitrator in a contract dispute between the Malloy administration and the Connecticut State Police Union recommended last week that the police keep the off-duty use of their cruisers and get a 5 percent raise over the next two fiscal years.
by CTNewsjunkie Staff | October 2, 2013 4:30am
Union stewards should be paid by their union — not the state — when they are doing their jobs representing colleagues in workplace disputes, Republican House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero said in a statement Monday.