Union Leaders Note Displeasure With Endorsed State LawmakersConnecticut's largest labor organization is making it clear that it's unhappy with state lawmakers who voted for a revised $19.7 billion state budget that makes cuts to state services and state employee jobs.
Connecticut Governor "Alarmed" By Unions' Stance On TalksConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration is ``alarmed, if not completely stunned'' by state employee union leaders' reasons for refusing to discuss possible changes to pensions and benefits.
Unions Rally To Support Gov. Malloy's Re-election Organized labor is devoting millions of dollars and countless man-hours to re-elect Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat considered an important ally of unions despite a 2011 clash with unionized state employees in which he threatened massive layoffs during a budget impasse.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and EducationWhen it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
Opinion: Romney's Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless RhetoricWhy is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?
Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement RefsWant to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Unions Upset Over Out-Of-State ContractsOrganized labor hopes to turn up the heat on Gov. Daniel P. Malloy and the legislature over out-of-state companies winning contracts for state-financed construction projects.
State Police Union Defeats Part Of Labor DealThe Connecticut State Police Union on Friday voted down a two-year wage freeze in a labor savings and concessions agreement, effectively exposing state troopers to layoffs.