I thought public unions were willing to negotiate?

June 28th, 2011

Connecticut’s public sector unions rejected a deal late Friday to cut $1.6 billion from the state’s budget, viagra generic ailment opening the door for thousands of layoffs of state employees — and upsetting a delicate budget balance.

The results of the union vote came as a surprise rebuke to state and union leaders, and who had negotiated a concessions package that would not result in any layoffs for four years in return for a two-year wage freeze. Now Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy says the state will begin laying off over 7,500 employees.

via Connecticut Unions Reject Concessions, Thousands Of Public Sector Layoffs To Follow.

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  • 1. BobG  |  June 29th, 2011 at 9:16 am

    That doesn’t surprise me at all; saw a lot of idiot behavior like that when I was in a union, especially as one of the officers.

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