The Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations upheld the 2019 termination of a Darien police officer over issues related to alcohol use and truthfulness, according to the decision issued on September 30 of this year.
I meet Justin Augustine on a Thursday morning at Triple AAA Pizza on Whalley Avenue in New Haven, a diner bedazzled with digital signs that make it hard to miss. It’s a neighborhood place. The
At a press conference Thursday, Senate President Pro-Tem Martin Looney, D-New Haven, announced Senate Democrats will push back against municipal zoning restrictions that make it difficult for low-income families to get affordable housing in suburbia.
Connecticut’s total state and local unfunded pension and other post-employment benefits (OPEB) liability is a whopping $124.9 billion, according to an independent report delivered to the Connecticut Council of Municipalities. Pro Bono Public Pensions, a
Republicans in Naugatuck have called for the resignation of Naugatuck Tax Collector Jim Goggin and other public officials after an audit of the Naugatuck Tax Collectors Office by the State of Connecticut found multiple issues
In March of 2019, the City of Hartford won a number of cost-saving provisions in an interest arbitration decision between the city and the Hartford Municipal Employees Association. The stakes were high for Hartford, which
Three of Connecticut’s largest cities were listed as having the slowest job growth among the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country in a new report by the Arch Mortgage Insurance company. In their 2019
A newly-ratified agreement between the Town of Vernon and a town bargaining unit has ended the automatic deduction of union dues from employee paychecks in response to the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision. The
Early reports of budget recommendations from Connecticut’s Appropriations Committee showed the Committee rejected Gov. Ned Lamont’s proposal to force municipalities to cover a portion of the state’s teacher pension costs. But that major point of
Requiring municipalities to take more responsibility for their teachers’ pension costs makes some sense – if those towns have the power to lower those pensions or the teachers’ other compensation. To do so any other way is