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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.


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Malloy Noncommittal About More Union Talks

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his administration has not yet agreed to a request from state employee union leaders to restart talks after a union savings and concessions deal failed.


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Malloy Given Latitude to Cut Budget

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers, hours into the new fiscal year early Friday morning, voted to give Gov. Dannel P. Malloy more budget-cutting authority to balance the state’s new, […]


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Malloy Trying To Reduce Layoff Numbers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he is trying to reduce the number of layoffs needed to close a budget gap after a labor savings deal was rejected by state employees.



CT Labor Leaders Consider Next Step

Leaders of Connecticut state employee unions say they’ll be discussing what to do next after a labor savings deal that would have prevented 7,500 layoffs was rejected by rank-and-file workers.



List Shows 182 State Layoff Notices So Far

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has so far officially informed 182 Connecticut state employees they will lose their jobs on July 1 if a labor savings deal is not reached with union leaders and ratified by rank-and-file members.


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Malloy Issues Pink Slips To State Workers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his administration needs to begin the process of laying off thousands of Connecticut state employees because a two-year, $2 billion labor savings deal has not yet been reached with unionized workers.


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Malloy’s ‘Plan B’ Seeks 4,700 Job Cuts

An alternate budget prepared for Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calls for the elimination of 4,700 state positions and suggests more than $1.2 billion in possible cuts to state programs he can choose from, including aid to local governments.


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State Worker Pink Slips Delayed; 100 Consolidated Jobs Will End

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is delaying plans to begin issuing layoff notices this week to about 4,000 workers.


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Malloy Looking Into Who Might Get Pink Slips

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his administration is looking into which state employees could soon receive layoff notices, preparing for the possibility that a deal over labor savings can’t be reached with unions.