Gov. Ned Lamont says state employees won’t postpone raises to help the state cope with COVID-19.
The Senate GOP leader pressed the governor to suspend state employee raises and funnel the savings to non-profits.
As lawmakers grapple with a looming budget deficit, some have called for changes to the state employee health plan as a way to save money. Just what’s in the state plan, and how does it compare to other employer-sponsored coverage? Here’s a look.
The administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy abruptly notified Linda J. Yelmini, the state’s longtime director of labor relations, that she is being laid off, leaving surprised union leaders to wonder what the move signals in Malloy’s approach to labor.