Connecticut Labor and Employment Law Journal

Connecticut Labor and Employment Law Journal

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Trumbull Cops Agree To Defined Contribution Plan

Posted in Employee Benefits, Municipal Labor, Pensions
While significant inroads have been made in implementing defined contribution plans for new hires in Connecticut municipal negotiations, police and fire unions have continued to resist such changes, citing, among other things, the greater likelihood a cop or firefighter may become disabled on the job than other municipal workers.  Nonetheless, while still in the minority,… Continue Reading

Connecticut Arbitration Reform Proposal Denied by General Assembly

Posted in Employee Benefits, Grievance Arbitrations, Municipal Labor, Pensions
Apparently Connecticut Is No Wisconsin.  Despite ground breaking legislation in Wisconsin, Michigan and other locales aimed at providing relief for cash strapped municipalities, none of the initiatives proposed in Connecticut have found any traction in Committee.  Among the reforms sought was one which would have kept interest arbitration intact, but provided minor relief, such as… Continue Reading