Unions

Lori Mack / Connecticut Public Radio

About 200 aerospace workers with United Technologies in Cheshire are entering their third day on strike.  

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo is enjoying solid support from the leaders of most of the major unions in New York, as he runs for a third term in office. But Cuomo’s relationship with organized labor was not always so sunny.

Mike Groll / AP

A newly formed group is reaching out to public worker union members in New York, informing them of their rights, under the recently decided U.S. Supreme Court Janus case, to opt out of their unions. But union leaders say the organization is a front group for anti-union billionaires.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that government workers can’t be forced to pay union dues is good news for four Connecticut state troopers seeking thousands of dollars in reimbursement from the state. That’s according to a lawyer representing the troopers who opted out of the Connecticut State Police Union.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Some of New York’s union leaders had harsh words for President Trump and conservative judges on the U.S. Supreme Court, in the wake of the ruling that sided with an Illinois worker, Mark Janus, who did not want to pay union dues, even though he benefited from union bargained contracts. 

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