21 Prison Supervisors Off The Job After Union Rejected Concessions Deal

Twenty-one prison supervisors in Connecticut are now off the job, but their union says it hopes to work with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration to find a way to return the workers to their positions.


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Unions Ratify Concessions

Leaders of Connecticut’s unionized state employees say rank-and-file members have voted to ratify a labor savings and concessions agreement.



State Employee Union Voting Ends Today

Unionized state employees say they’re optimistic that the second time will be the charm and their co-workers will ratify a labor savings and concessions agreement that will stop thousands of layoffs.



Malloy Administration Prepares For Concessions Vote Results

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director is asking Connecticut agency heads to prepare for various outcomes from the second vote by union workers on a labor savings and concessions agreement.


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Fall Vo-Tech Sports Programs Get Reprieve

Acting Education Commissioner George Coleman says the state will go ahead with sports programs at Connecticut vocational-technical schools this fall.


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AG: Yankee Institute Didn’t Hack State Email System

Connecticut’s attorney general says the state email system was not improperly used, contradicting claims by public employee unions that accused a conservative think tank of interfering with the ratification of a labor savings and concessions deal.


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Malloy Administration, Union Leaders Announce Tentative Concessions Deal

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state employee union leaders announced late Friday night they had reached a tentative agreement on a “clarified” labor savings and concessions deal.


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No Deal yet

Union leaders and Malloy administration to continue concessions talks


Unionized state employees Trooper Andrew Katrenya and Southbury Training School staffer Charlene Bell spoke during a union press conference. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Union Leaders Vote To Amend Bylaws, Majority Could Accept Concessions

Leaders of the Connecticut state employee unions have voted to amend their coalition’s complicated bylaws in hopes of stopping thousands of layoffs and deep budget cuts.


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Agency Heads Recommend Fewer Layoffs, Find Savings Elsewhere

Some state commissioners are recommending fewer-than-expected layoffs in their budget-cutting plans after a labor-savings and concessions deal with labor unions has failed.