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NY State Workers Found Watching TV On Job, With Bedrolls and Beer Cans

New York’s inspector general says poor supervision at the steam plant serving the state government complex in Albany led to misbehavior by workers that included watching “Dancing With the Stars” for two hours, being drunk on the job and leaving bedrolls and beer cans in the facility.


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2,300 State Jobs To Go Unfilled

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is leaving nearly 2,300 executive branch jobs vacant as part of a plan to streamline state government.


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More State Workers Than Expected Opt For Retirement

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the administration will soon start filling vacant jobs because more state employees than expected are taking retirement.



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.



Incoming Returns Indicate Iffy Future For Concessions Deal

It’s looking less likely that a state employee concessions package will be ratified after a vote by a key bargaining unit.  Reports indicate the P-2 union representing more than four thousand social and human service […]



Details on State Employees Labor Deal

We are now learning more about the tentative deal struck last week between state union leaders and Governor Malloy’s administration.


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House Passes Budget

The House of Representatives gave final legislative approval late Tuesday night to a two-year, $40.1 billion state budget that Democrats believe will help Connecticut rebound from the recession and Republicans claim is financially devastating taxpayers.



Delayed Start For Most State Workers

Note: After an 8:30 conference call,  the governor’s office confirmed the 10:30 a.m. start time. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered all non-essential state employees to report to work at 10:30 […]


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 […]