Pensioners tend to stay put; retired Connecticut employees prefer home to moving away
Nearly 75 percent of retired state employees collecting a pension stay in Connecticut after they stop working. Data from the state comptroller’s office shows 36,786 of the 49,420 retirees rec…
Rockville Gen. Hospital staff vote to unionize
By a majority vote Wednesday, support staff at Vernon's Rockville General Hospital agreed to unionize in an election moderated by the National Labor Relations Board.
Living the Ethically Sweet Life on Halloween
Everybody gets giddy as the calendar creeps toward November. The costumes, the jack-o-lanterns, the scary costumes…what’s not to love about Halloween? As you’re stocking up to satisfy the neighborhood…
President Lori Pelletier Leaving State AFL-CIO for Washington
President Lori Pelletier is leaving the state AFL-CIO
New Study Confirms: When Unions Thrive, Every Worker Wins
This Labor Day, a new study confirms something union members always suspected was true: unions are good for workers. All workers.
The Real Story: Lori Pelletier
On this segment, we are focusing on the latest rulings by the US Supreme Court.
One was a blow to unions that represent government workers.
The justices decided that employees who decide not to join a union, are no longer required to pay fees to the union to help pay the cost of negotiating contracts (from which those non-members also benefit). Connecticut is one of nearly two dozen states that have required non-members to pay those fees.