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Derby Workers Fight and Win
The Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations recently sided with Council 4, ordering the town of Derby to
“This case was about more than protecting our work. Our goal was to stop corrupt privatization,” said Local 1303-006 President Ron Luneau. “We’re thankful that we have a great union like Council 4 to back us up.”
Council 4 Staff Representative James Castelot served as spokesman for Local 1303-006 before the labor board.
L-R: Local 1303-006 members Billy Tiano, Mike Piscioneri and Ron Luneau, along with Council 4 Rep Jim Castelot.
According to Castelot, the town of Derby has refused to comply with the labor board’s ruling that it sit down with Council 4 and negotiate the impact on bargaining unit members that arose from the use of a private company.
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