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
In the event of layoffs, unions determine which members are let go based on seniority, but the latest contract for Judicial Employees Local 749 added a new roster of members eligible for “super-seniority” who are
Connecticut public sector workers who want to resign from their union may find themselves in Hotel California -- you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave. That's because AFSCME Council
The U.S. Department of Labor has ruled in favor of a challenge to the election of Jody Barr as executive director of AFSCME Council 4, according to emails from AFSCME Chief of Staff Troy Raccuia.
Jody Barr, an administrator at Eastern Connecticut State University, replaced Salvatore Luciano as Executive Director of AFSCME Council 4 on May 11, but he wasn’t the expected successor to lead one of Connecticut’s largest public-sector