Unions

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has reached a deal with state employee unions to restructure the payments into their pensions. It helps balance the state’s two-year budget that took effect this month.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a farmworkers’ rights bill into law Wednesday that will for the first time give the workers benefits other employees get, including time off and overtime pay.

Mary Altaffer / AP

The Queens District Attorney has joined the investigation on overtime abuse by MTA and LIRR workers. This could result in criminal charges against those employees.

Michael Dwyer / AP

More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees went back to work Monday in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island after an 11-day strike.

Courtesy of Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel

Jews preparing their Passover meals this weekend may face an ethical dilemma if they plan on getting their food from Stop & Shop. Employees at the grocery store chain are on strike. One Connecticut rabbi says food isn’t kosher if you have to cross a picket line to buy it.

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