Nearly 75 percent of Connecticut’s public-sector workforce is part of a union, according to new numbers released by Unionstats.com, making Connecticut’s government workforce the most unionized in the country. The figures derived from 2020 Current
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Instituting a paid family medical leave program in Connecticut is one of the biggest legislative pushes of the year and will be funded with a .5 percent payroll tax on all employees except state employee
Connecticut Democrats have made implementing a paid family medical leave bill a top priority this session, and a committee bill is set to receive a public hearing before the Labor and Public Employees Committee today.
Two proposed bills – one allowing union re-certification elections and another ensuring labor contract language complies with the Supreme Court’s Janus decision – were filed with the House of Representatives and referred to the Labor
After years of employers telling Connecticut lawmakers they can’t afford another minimum wage increase or a paid family medical leave program, it turns out that Connecticut government can’t afford those changes either.
It’s Night of the Living Dead Legislation over at the Capitol. For the umpteenth year in a row the same people lined up to endorse the same proposals with just a little less life left
On Tuesday afternoon, the Connecticut Department of Public Health sent out an email marked “high” importance, encouraging organizations to testify before the Labor Committee on Thursday in support of a paid family medical leave bill.
Two bills that would tax workers in Connecticut to fund paid time off for family medical needs are working through the legislature, yet the proposals don't say what the tax rate will be. Senate Bill