Archive for March, 2012

March 9th, 2012

Childcare Providers Concerned About Union; Meet on Saturday

by Christopher O'Brien

A recent decision by Governor Malloy to unionize childcare workers is gathering heat among local workers. A number of such childcare workers have expressed concern that they were denied a right to vote on whether or not to join a union. The ramifcations of being unionized include union dues forecibly being taken out of those employees’ paychecks.

An informal meeting will be hosted by State Rep. Robert Sampson and Joe Markley at the Lily Lake in at 10 am on Saturday here in Wolcott. “These are self-employed individuals, and have the right to make decisions based on their own beliefs and preferences,” said Senator Markley.

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