Unions

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The state’s largest teachers union brought bagpipe players and a brass band to the Capitol to push for a bill to decouple teacher evaluations from the results of standardized tests.

Johnathon Henninger

On Wednesday, Republican lawmakers in the Connecticut General Assembly released their plan for adjustments to the State’s two-year budget they passed last year.

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The largest teachers union in the country is ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because the bank does business with the gun industry and the NRA.

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On Wednesday the Connecticut General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to approve an amended contract for home care workers in the state.

New Haven Firefighters File Lawsuit Against Union

Mar 7, 2018
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New Haven’s firefighters have filed a lawsuit against the union that represents firefighters in Connecticut.

Local 825 is New Haven’s firefighting union and was one of the original founding members of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut.

The union says it left in January 2016 because the dues its members were paying were too high and the union was using them for activities for other local chapters.

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