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Matt O’Connor

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

New Deal Hopes To Avoid State Worker Layoffs In Connecticut

State employee union leaders agreed to change their rules for ratifying a labor savings and concessions agreement, reviving hopes that thousands of layoffs and deep budget cuts can be stopped.

07/19/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen in Hartford, CT - Jun 25, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

After Union Concession Deal Nixed, Conn. Gov. Malloy Proposes 5,500 State Layoffs

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed nearly 5,500 state employee layoffs to balance Connecticut’s two-year, $40.1 billion budget now that workers have defeated a labor-savings and concessions deal.

06/29/2011