Yankee Institute Blog
While a bill to raise Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour died in May, legislators may want to consider a new report before resurrecting the idea during the next session.
Performance reviews meant to determine salary increases and bonuses for state managers are sometimes ignored, but that hasn’t prevented them from reaping the benefits.
Fringe benefit rates for Connecticut’s state employee and teacher retirement plans in 2018 jumped as much as 52 percent, according to figures from the Comptroller’s Office.
A withering assessment of Connecticut’s economic and fiscal problems was used by The Pioneer Institute — a think-tank based in Boston — as an example of why Massachusetts should not raise taxes on high-income earners.
Connecticut professors with the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system will receive two 5.5 percent raises in 2019 and 2020, according to a contract summary published by the union representing CSCU professors.
What could a Supreme Court decision in favor of Janus mean for Connecticut? A conversation with labor attorney F. Vincent Vernuccio
Nationally known labor attorney and senior fellow with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan, F. Vincent Vernuccio, pioneered the 2012 right-to-work movement in Michigan. He offers his opinion on what a decision in favor of Mark Janus will mean for Connecticut.
With a U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Janus v. AFCSME case expected any day, Connecticut’s public sector unions are trying to convince members not to opt-out of membership if the Supreme Court decides in favor of Mark Janus.
State employees at the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection were granted overtime pay for normal hours and improper worker’s compensation benefits, according to a recent audit of the department.
July 1st will mark the beginning of fiscal year 2019 and the day when most state employees will receive a $2,000 lump sum payment as part of the concessions agreement negotiated between Gov. Dannel Malloy and the state employee bargaining agent coalition.
On Friday, June 1 Department of Revenue Services Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mooney quietly informed human resources he will retire from service, effective July 1, according to DRS spokesman James Carson.