City Still Needs Union Concessions To Balance Budget

The current budget of the city of Hartford is a tight one, and it includes a million dollars in labor concessions that haven’t yet been agreed to.  As WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, Mayor Pedro Segarra has offered either furlough days or layoffs.

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  1. peter brush

    Larry Deutsch is the minority leader of the city council from the Working Families Party. He says he’d like another option — one that doesn’t mean laying off front line employees in the Department of Public Works.
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    New York’s Working Families Party was first organized in 1998 by a coalition of labor unions, Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and other community organizations, members of the now-inactive national New Party…
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Working_Families_Party

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