A bill legalizing the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut that will likely be rushed through the General Assembly in the next two days will include union-friendly language meant to encourage the unionization of retail
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The Connecticut Department of Transportation released contract provisions for rehabilitation of the north-bound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge in New London which includes a project labor agreement guaranteeing union labor will be used
The Gold Star Memorial Bridge crossing the Thames River between New London and Groton is due for an overhaul and has been the subject of many transportation-related discussions, ranging from Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Let’s Go
The Connecticut Port Authority was unable to provide documentation for why a project labor agreement was included for the estimated $157 million State Pier project in New London, according to a Freedom of Information request.
A new study from the Beacon Hill Institute in Massachusetts found that project labor agreements cost Connecticut taxpayers an extra $500 million in school construction costs between 2001 and 2019. Using a sample of 95
Joined by union officials and members on Thursday, Gov. Ned Lamont pitched his new CT2030 transportation plan to leverage federal loans with toll revenue. But the plan also essentially guarantees that $21 billion in transportation