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March 4, 2016

In Face of Democratic Opposition, Labor Withdraws Contract

by Christine Stuart | March 4, 2016 3:37pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 4 p.m.) The Democrat-controlled General Assembly is off the hook. It doesn’t have to vote on a labor contract for 1,900 non-teaching staff because the union failed to file part of the contract with the House and the Senate clerks.

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March 3, 2016

Senate Will Vote Friday or Monday On UConn Contract

by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2016 2:21pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Democratic leadership in the Senate said they are asking their members to be available Friday or Monday to vote on a University of Connecticut labor contract that’s been described as too generous for the state’s current fiscal condition.

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March 2, 2016

Malloy Urges Legislature To Reject UConn Labor Contract

by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2016 4:04pm

Christine Stuart file photo (Updated 5:15 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday urged the General Assembly to reject a labor contract for 1,900 non-teaching staff at the University of Connecticut.

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February 16, 2016

Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill That Sets New Standard For Sexual Assault On College Campuses

by Christine Stuart | February 16, 2016 9:00am

CTNJ file photo Two lawmakers hope that any confusion about what affirmative consent means when it comes to sexual encounters on college campuses has been cleared up between legislative sessions.

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August 20, 2015

UConn Begins To Close Budget Gap With Layoffs

by Christine Stuart | August 20, 2015 3:14pm

shutterstock The University of Connecticut confirmed Thursday that it started sending layoff notices last month to its employees in Storrs, its regional campuses, and its health center.

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June 26, 2015

Malloy Vetoes 3 Bills

by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 3:33pm

shutterstock (Updated 5 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed three bills Friday related to the state’s education system.

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May 4, 2015

Research Funds To UConn, Private Company Frozen

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 5:30am

AquaSeNT website The Auditors of Public Accounts on Friday told Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that National Science Foundation awards to the University of Connecticut and a private company were frozen while the federal agency investigates a potential conflict of interest.

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April 22, 2015

Graduate Assistants Union Reaches Tentative Deal With UConn

by Sarah Paduano | April 22, 2015 12:31pm

www.uconngradunion.org After nearly a year of negotiations, the University of Connecticut and the Graduate Employee Union reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to give graduate assistants health insurance and 9 percent raises over the next three years.

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April 10, 2015

OP-ED | Why Is UConn Getting In The Way of Affordable Health Benefits For Graduate Assistants?

by Morgan Thomas | April 10, 2015 11:30am

Despite the value of our work as graduate assistants, the University of Connecticut has blocked our efforts to negotiate health benefits on par with other state employees. Having cut and mismanaged our healthcare, they now refuse to sit down with us to look for a better solution.

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March 24, 2015

Higher Ed Committee Says ‘Yes’ Means ‘Yes’ When it Comes to Sexual Consent

by Elizabeth Regan | March 24, 2015 5:53pm

CTNJ file photo A bill to change the sexual consent threshold at colleges and universities across the state from “no means no” to “yes means yes” is one step closer to becoming law Tuesday after it cleared the Higher Education and Employment Committee.

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