Unions at odds with Malloy over longevity bonuses for nonunion workers

by News on October 5, 2011

in Government Employee Unions, State and Local, Union Politics and Transparency

By Brian Lockhart/ctpost.com

Weeks after celebrating a $1.6 billion concessions deal, state union leaders and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are at odds over the traditional fall longevity bonuses paid public workers.

The State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition said the administration and General Assembly reneged on a deal to require the same longevity givebacks of nonunion employees and began moving ahead with a labor grievance.

Key Malloy staffers countered the administration actually imposed more stringent changes to the bonuses on managers to achieve far greater long-term savings — about $19 million over 10 years.

Read more: http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Unions-at-odds-with-Malloy-over-longevity-bonuses-2202714.php#ixzz1ZucumAUn

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