Tentative Deal Is Reached in Connecticut Between Governor and Unions
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and state employee union leaders announced late Friday night that they had reached a tentative agreement on a “clarified” labor savings and concessions deal, giving rank-and-file union members a second chance to ratify the agreement and stop thousands of layoffs.
The agreement was reached following a week of closed-door discussions.
It comes a week after Mr. Malloy, a Democrat, presented a wide-ranging, budget-balancing package to the General Assembly that included more than 6,500 job cuts and deep spending reductions that called for closing Department of Motor Vehicles branches and scrapping two car ferries across the Connecticut River, among a variety of other measures ... more
from New York Times