Some states are looking for ways to sidestep the Supreme Court's Janus decision. New York offers a prime example.
The loss of those agency fees could cost Connecticut's various government unions up to $3.4 million per year, approximately 10 percent of their annual take from state employees, according to numbers supplied by the Comptroller's Office.
While a bill to raise Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour died in May, legislators may want to consider a new report before resurrecting the idea during the next session.
Performance reviews meant to determine salary increases and bonuses for state managers are sometimes ignored, but that hasn't prevented them from reaping the benefits.