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August 25, 2016

Amazon Sets Up Shop at UConn

by Kristi Allen | Aug 25, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Education | Mansfield-Storrs

Kristi Allen / CTNewsJunkie UConn students will have a new way to receive packages on campus when classes start next week: an Amazon pick-up location.

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August 3, 2016

Demolition of Historic Homes at UConn Delayed

by Kristi Allen | Aug 3, 2016 6:44pm
Posted to: Education | Transparency | Mansfield-Storrs

Kristi Allen photo Historians and preservationists who want to save a row of historic homes at the University of Connecticut made what they thought was a final plea Wednesday morning.

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March 4, 2016

In Face of Democratic Opposition, Labor Withdraws Contract

by Christine Stuart | Mar 4, 2016 3:37pm
Posted to: The Economy | Education | Labor | Legal | State Budget | Mansfield-Storrs

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 | Mar 3, 2016 2:21pm
Posted to: Education | Equality | Labor | Legal | State Budget | Mansfield-Storrs

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 | Mar 2, 2016 4:04pm
Posted to: Education | Jobs | Labor | State Budget | Mansfield-Storrs

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 | Feb 16, 2016 9:00am
Posted to: Education | Town News | Mansfield-Storrs | Law Enforcement

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 | Aug 20, 2015 3:14pm
Posted to: Education | Health Care | Jobs | Labor | State Budget | Farmington | Mansfield-Storrs

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 | Jun 26, 2015 3:33pm
Posted to: Education | Labor | Legal | State Capitol | Transparency | Mansfield-Storrs

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
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | Education | Town News | Mansfield-Storrs

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 | Apr 22, 2015 12:31pm
Posted to: Education | Jobs | Labor | Mansfield-Storrs

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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