A lawsuit filed in state superior court Monday on behalf of two restaurant owners, a skin care business, a woman who was fined for violating quarantine after travel and Rep. Mike France, R-Ledyard, is asking the court to declare the governor’s emergency powers invalid. Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency powers were ...
A litany of sexual harassment, inappropriate behaviors and even assault allegations have been lodged against male officials within the Service Employees International Union in an on-going lawsuit against the union. Plaintiff Mindy Sturge, a coordinator for United Healthcare Workers West SEIU based in California, reported inappropriate, late night texts, an ...
Connecticut State Auditors found 47 students were enrolled in magnet schools outside of the lottery process during the 2016-2017 school year in a new audit of the State Department of Education, potentially violating the 1996 Sheff v. O’Neill State Supreme Court ruling.
Cheryl Spano Lonis, a 19-year veteran nurse working with prisoners in Connecticut’s Department of Correction filed the lawsuit after SEIU 1199 ignored her request to have her dues donated to charity because of her religious beliefs. Lonis’ story was originally reported by Yankee Institute in July 2018.
At a press conference on the steps of the Connecticut Supreme Court building, firefighter and president of the New Haven Firefighters Local 825, Frank Ricci, announced the New Haven firefighters have filed suit against the state-wide firefighters union. Ricci called leadership of the Uniformed Professional Firefighters Association “scammers” who have taken the dues money of New Haven firefighters and “misappropriated” it for their own use.
More than 27,000 current state employees are receiving cash payouts or extra vacation time as the result of a lawsuit settlement with Connecticut’s state employee unions, which dates back to 2003.