A bill awaiting a potential vote by the state legislature would force private homemaker companion agencies to submit all employee contact information to the state government, which would then be publicly available, affecting up to
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
Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher ruled Monday that New Haven Fire Fighters Local 825 had the right to disaffiliate from the Uniformed Professional Firefighters Association of Connecticut, ending a years-long dispute between the local and
The national AFL-CIO has tapped Working America, its political affiliate based in Washington D.C., to send canvassers to Connecticut for a “union member mobilization effort” and to talk with members about “the importance of the
The Supreme Court in June decided in favor of Mark Janus in the hotly contested case, Janus v. AFSCME, essentially allowing public sector employees to keep their jobs without being forced to pay fees to
The Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 ruling in favor of Mark Janus, an Illinois state employee who argued he shouldn’t be forced to pay agency fees to AFSCME Council 31.
A bill passed by the Judicial Committee on Monday would restrict employers from holding meetings with their employees regarding unionization efforts, potentially setting Connecticut up for a federal labor relations fight.
Gone are the days when the union protected coal miners with dirty hands and black lungs, fighting for reasonable work hours and wages against a conglomerate of greedy, corporate fat-cats. Sure, part of that image
A Freedom of Information Commission hearing officer recommended Monday in a draft decision that the New Milford school system make teacher evaluation ratings public. John Spatola, a former member of the New Milford Board of
By 1 a.m. on June 30, most of the dark-suited lobbyists had left the Capitol building, as had the cheering union sympathizers wearing purple t-shirts inscribed with the words “Fight for $15.” In the House,