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Random Drug Testing In New Firefighter Contract

Waterbury officials and the union representing firefighters have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes pay raises and random drug testing.

12/05/2013

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State, Unions Reach Deal On Comp Time For Sandy Hook Responders

First responders and state workers who were involved in the response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings last year will receive compensatory time off under a deal worked out with six state employee unions.

12/04/2013

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Mediator To Attend Hospital-Union Talks

A federal mediator is set to attend contract talks to help find common ground in stalled negotiations between Lawrence and Memorial Hospital and nurses and technicians.

12/03/2013

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Striking L and M Workers Rally

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ A strike at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital is continuing into its third day, with several hundred striking nurses and their supporters rallying outside the New London facility. Randi Weingarten, president […]

11/29/2013

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Business Owner Accused Of Failing To Pay $469,000 In Wages

The Connecticut Department of Labor has accused a business owner of failing to pay $469,000 in wages owed to 65 workers between June 2011 and last January.

11/08/2013

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National AFL-CIO Head In State

The top U.S. union official is joining Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to highlight two jobs programs for veterans and the unemployed.

11/01/2013

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Pratt, Machinists Open Talks

Jobs will likely be the top issue as jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and the union for Machinists open contract talks this week.

10/29/2013

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IBEW Seeks To Unionize Millstone Workers

Connecticut’s only nuclear power plant and an electrical workers union are facing off over a union organizing drive.

10/22/2013

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New Head Of State AFL-CIO

Delegates to the Connecticut AFL-CIO state convention have chosen Lori J. Pelletier as the labor federation’s new leader.

09/26/2013