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Democrats Unveil Legislative Jobs Agenda

Legislative Democrats unveiled their 2014 jobs agenda Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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Mohegan Sun Reaches Labor Agreements In Revere Casino Effort

Mohegan Sun has reached agreements with two labor groups to hire union carpenters and tradesmen should it win approval to build a casino in Revere.

01/06/2014

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Jobs Increase Pushes State Employment Down To 7.6%

After little movement in Connecticut’s unemployment rate for a year, November figures from the State Labor Department show a third straight month of improvement.

12/19/2013

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Sikorsky Workers Approve New Contract

Sikorsky Aircraft workers in Connecticut and Florida have approved a new contract that includes a 10 percent wage increase over four years and $4,000 signing bonuses.

12/16/2013

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Union Critical of Hospital’s “Last” Offer

Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London has amended its proposal to end its lockout of  800 nurses and technicians.The proposal offers ratification bonuses,$1,000  for full time workers,$500  for part time workers and  $250 for […]

12/11/2013

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Pratt, Machinists Reach New Deal

Pratt and Whitney Aircraft says its Machinists have ratified a new three-year contract with the engine maker.

12/08/2013

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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