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Council 4 praised legislators for passing SB 913, which gives municipalities and boards of education the option of joining the state insurance plan at cost. We're calling on Gov. Malloy to sign SB 913.

The Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) issued reports recently detailing how the right-to-work (RTW) scam hurts workers by weakening collective bargaining and unions’ ability to negotiate good wages and benefits.


A non-partisan legislative committee will not pursue a feasibility study of replacing state employee pensions with 401(k)-style savings plans.

Read about the settlement of the state union coalition's lawsuit against former Gov. John Rowland and get an updated Q&A.

New research shows that more young people view unions favorably. It’s a promising trend that bodes well for the future.

Get the latest state employee updates on pensions, health care and other related issues.
Recent Updates:
Rowland Lawsuit Update
Comptroller Announces Prelim Agreement with Anthem, UnitedHealth
Anthem Security Breach
Annual Increments

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