Posts Tagged ‘Connecticut politics’

Jan
2012
20

Connecticut Construction Unions Hope to Use PLAs to Reverse a Trend of Local Hiring Neglect

Connecticut Construction Unions Hope to Use PLAs to Reverse a Trend of Local Hiring Neglect
Despite having a slight construction boom and a Democratic governor for the first time since 1991, Connecticut’s union construction workers are having trouble finding work on new job sites. The reason? Contracts have been going to out-of-state contractors with no local hiring requirements. Charles LeConche, business manager at the...
Dec
2011
13

Gunmaker Holding Gun to the Head of UAW Members in Connecticut

Gunmaker Holding Gun to the Head of UAW Members in Connecticut
Union workers at West Hartford’s Colt Firearms plant are scared for their jobs after the company announced they will open a new manufacturing plant in Central Florida. The move can’t help but remind one of this year’s NLRB complaint against Boeing for moving a plant of theirs to South Carolina from Washington as retaliation...
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