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UTC Cancels Planned Furloughs

United Technologies Corp. canceled a planned furlough of 2,000 workers after the Department of Defense recalled most of its civilian employees.


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UTC May Furlough 5,000 If Government Shutdown Continues

United Technologies Corp. says it may furlough more than 5,000 workers if the U.S. government shutdown continues into next month.


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Connecticut Guard Members Among Those Sent Furlough Notices By Accident

The National Guard mistakenly sent out furlough notices to Guard members in up to 21 states — including Connecticut — despite the Pentagon’s decision to delay the notification of unpaid time off for two more weeks.


Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford’s Mayor Announces 14 Layoffs; 5 Positions Eliminated

Hartford’s mayor has announced the city has laid off 15 employees and eliminated another five positions as part of his budget-balancing effort.


Most State Offices Closed Monday for Furlough Day

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – State workers in Connecticut are getting an extra long holiday weekend this year, but part of it will be unpaid. Monday marks the latest statewide unpaid furlough day for most state […]


Lawmaker Proposes No Reappointment for Judges who Don't Take Furlough

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A state lawmaker is proposing an ultimatum to judges who choose not to take unpaid days off: No furlough days, no reappointment. Democratic Rep. Zeke Zalaski of Southington said in a […]