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Governor John Rowland, 2004 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Big State Settlement Approved In Rowland-era Layoffs

A settlement in principle has been reached and approved by state employee unions, on complaints filed after then-governor John Rowland laid off more than 2,000 state employees.


Governor John Rowland, 2004 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Rowland Appeal In Union Layoff Case

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from former Connecticut Gov. John G.Rowland over claims his administration violated state employees’ constitutional rights when it laid off 2,800 workers based on their union membership in 2003.


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State Appeals Ruling On Public Worker Layoffs To U.S. Supreme Court

Connecticut officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a court ruling that said former Gov. John G. Rowland’s administration violated state employees’ constitutional rights when it laid off 2,800 workers based on their union membership in 2003.



Cost-Of-Living Pay Raises July 1 For 2100 State Managers, Appointees

About 2,100 non-union state managers and about 90 appointees in Connecticut state government will soon get a pay raise.


Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Non-Essential State Employees Told To Stay Home Tuesday

Governor Malloy has ordered state employees whose positions are classified as “non-essentiaL” to stay home for a second straight day on Tuesday.


Aerial Shots of Hurricane Irene Damage in Connecticut

Governor’s Office Updates Status Of Fraud Investigation Involving State Workers After Storm

Governor Malloy’s office has released the latest numbers of state employees who have been fired, or who resigned or retired in the investigation of fraudulent applications in a federal aid program following Tropical Storm Irene.


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Proposal Would Expand Pharmacy Options For State Workers

Connecticut lawmakers are taking a look at legislation to expand pharmacy options for state employees.


State Employee Fraud Investigation Grows

The number of state employees being investigated for possible fraud in applications for federal food aid after Tropical Storm Irene now stands at 34.


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State Employees To Report Monday Unless Workplaces Are Closed

Governor Malloy says all state employees should report to work Monday — except in some specific cases.


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Hearing On Concessions Complaint Continued

Several dozen state union members and their supporters rallied outside the Wethersfield office of the Department of Labor where a closed-door hearing was held on a complaint against the ratification process for state employee concessions aimed at heading off layoffs.