Gov. Ned Lamont recently warned labor unions he’s weighing a vaccination requirement for state employees.
State employees protested the Lamont’s administration refusal to offer raises in contract talks that seem headed to binding arbitration.
Kurt Westby is retiring as state labor commissioner and will be succeeded by deputy, former state Sen. Danté Bartolomeo.
The program assists youth in their search for work and connects them with a vast network of organizations.
The bill requires public employers to provide unions with access to new hires, among other measures.
The labor agenda’s advance is delighting social-justice warriors energized by the tumult of the times — but is rattling conservatives.
The Senate voted for a bill guaranteeing employees of national retailers, franchises and restaurant and hotel chains stable shift schedules.
Senate Democrats rallied behind a bill intended to help Connecticut public-sector unions grow.
The decision comes 15 months after state employees were directed to work from home.
Two cabinet secretaries with New England roots promoted the president’s jobs plan on a tour of General Dynamics Electric Boat.
A new plan to preserve Connecticut’s debt-riddled unemployment trust fund would curb benefits and increase taxes on some businesses.
One in every 14 applications for unemployment benefits in Connecticut during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic was fraudulent.
With an unusual bill, state legislators are reminding Gov. Ned Lamont they have significant role in disbursing federal coronavirus relief.
Economic trends and union struggles are pushing lawmakers to resolve through legislation questions once answered by collective bargaining.
The budget proposal saves $140 million by assuming no raises for bargaining units with contracts currently in negotiations.