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Connecticut: Rank 47

Pension Liability - Total $41.3 billion6 - Per household $1,4591

Union Membership Density:

  • Total-16.7%
  • Private Sector-8.3%
  • Public Sector-64.4%

Right to Work:

  • Forced unionism 

Government Sector Collective Bargaining Laws:

Paycheck Protection Law:

  • No Provision

Secret Ballot Protection:

  • No Provision

Forced Card Check:

Government Sector Binding Arbitration Provisions:

Public Access to Government Bargaining Sessions:

Project Labor Agreement Bans:

  • No Provision

Government Employee Strike Policy:

Connecticut Labor News

  • Free Market Policy Organizations Push Back against Stealth Unionization Campaign Posted on: February 7, 2012
     Competitive Enterprise Institute ► The mailing can be found here  Washington, DC, February 6, 2012 – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is trying to unionize home health care workers in Connecticut by stealth—and Governor Dannel P. Malloy is helping them. In response, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Yankee Institute for Public Policy together this week launched a mail campaign to [...]
  • Republicans Pitch Their Own Pension Changes Posted on: January 25, 2012
    By Christine Stuart, One day after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy promised to contribute more money to the woefully underfunded state employee pension system, Republican Sens. Andrew Roraback and Sen. Jason Welch made a controversial pitch to change how state employees negotiate their pensions. At a Capitol press conference Roraback and Welch said they want [...]
  • Connecticut Governor’s Failure to Confront Union Mandates Leaves State Slated for Deficit Posted on: January 23, 2012
    By Dr. Susan Berry, Dannel Malloy, Connecticut’s Democratic and Working Families Party Governor, told citizens of his state last year that the highest tax increase in the history of Connecticut, including a retroactive state income tax hike, would balance his state’s budget. It appears he was wrong. Bloomberg has reportedthat Connecticut will have a $94.9 million revenue [...]
  • Criticism of plan to unionize home health care workers rises Posted on: January 9, 2012
    By JC Reindl, The Day The effort to unionize an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 home health care workers across the state who assist the Medicaid-eligible disabled is facing increasing opposition as it nears its goal. “All of my assistants have said to me over and over again that they don’t want to be in a [...]
  • Lawmakers Say List of Personal Care Attendants Doesn’t Belong in Union Hands Posted on: January 9, 2012
    By Hugh McQuaid, CT News Junkie Two Republican lawmakers urged the governor’s administration Friday to refrain from handing over a list of personal care attendants to a union. But the Malloy administration says it is already publicly available information. The press conference at the state Capitol was the latest move in an on going campaign by Sen. [...]

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