Contracting watchdog officials say they would lose their power to suspend improper procurements under Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget proposal.
A new plan to preserve Connecticut’s debt-riddled unemployment trust fund would curb benefits and increase taxes on some businesses.
Reps. Jim Himes and John Larson support a new trade deal that will replace NAFTA, but Rosa DeLauro, a key negotiator of the pact with the White House, is undecided about the agreement.
Under Courtney’s bill, the Labor Department would have to issue a rule requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plans and to report all incidences of workplace violence.
Connecticut’s millionaire governor delivered a populist message Friday in his first appearance before the AFL-CIO since taking office.
A woman vying to lead the AFL-CIO says she sees hope in last year producing the greatest number of strikes in 30 years.
DeLauro is part of a team of House Democrats negotiating with the White House over a new trade pact with Canada and Mexico that would replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.
Connecticut AFL-CIO leader Salvatore Luciano expressed confidence Monday that Gov. Ned Lamont’s first budget proposal will not ask unionized state employees to grant their fourth round of wage and benefit concessions in a decade.
The state AFL-CIO rejected convention-endorsed Democrats in two high-profile primaries Friday by backing political newcomers with strong union ties: Eva Bermudez Zimmerman for lieutenant governor and Jahana Hayes for the open 5th Congressional District seat.
Connecticut’s legislative leaders struggled into the early morning Wednesday in negotiations to resolve what may be the state’s strangest budget fight: It’s not about money.
Connecticut’s top labor official questioned publicly Thursday whether the state’s new fiscal sustainability study panel is biased in favor of business and against labor, but the panel’s co-chairs say they want to hear from everybody.
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Senate Republicans used the final night of the 2017 session to make a political statement, forcing a debate on their budget plan, which would dramatically reshape Connecticut’s labor laws.
Connecticut’s cities and towns unveiled a sweeping financial plan Wednesday that included a major sales tax boost to aid communities, new regionalization incentives and collective bargaining changes. The bargaining changes would be designed to ensure new revenue for towns would not be used to boost wages and benefits for municipal workers.
Connecticut’s municipal, business and labor leaders will convene their second annual fall summit next month to develop strategies to bolster the state’s economic future.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s efforts to reduce the state’s workforce are progressing more slowly than originally planned — an issue that could worsen a likely deficit this fiscal year and pose a bigger threat to finances after July 1.