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  • Wife divorcing ex-CEO: $43 million not enough

    Former United Technologies Corp. chief executive George David and his wife are doing battle in Hartford in a divorce trial that shines light on the couple's extravagant lifestyle. David and Swedish countess Marie Douglas-David married in 2002. They...
  • Pratt & Whitney Lobbies For The F-22

    When it comes to the F-22, Pratt & Whitney's special number is 243. Executives with the jet engine maker said Thursday that a total government order of 243 of the advanced fighter jets — 60 more than now planned — would go a long way to...
  • International Policy Leaders Dialogue Energy Efficiency: Cost-Effective Carbon Reduction

    International Policy Leaders Dialogue Energy Efficiency: Cost-Effective Carbon Reduction Thursday, September 25th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Rm. 325 of the Russell Senate Office Building A confluence of global imperatives -- from meeting the...
  • Employers cut 533K jobs in Nov., most in 34 years

          WASHINGTON (AP) - Skittish employers slashed 533,000 jobs in November, the most in 34 years, catapulting the unemployment rate to 6.7 percent, dramatic proof the country is careening deeper into recession.       The new figures, released by the...
  • Hamilton Sundstrand Lays Off 47 Workers

    Hamilton Sundstrand laid off 47 hourly employees in mechanical operations this week, two months after the United Technologies Corp. division eliminated 11 salaried employees. The reduction, which takes effect Feb. 27, leaves Hamilton with just under 1,...
  • Estranged wife of former UTC CEO to testify

          HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 36-year-old Swedish countess, the estranged wife of United Technologies Corp. Chairman George David, is due on the witness stand in her bid for a higher cash payout.       Marie Douglas-David is scheduled to testify Friday...
  • United Technologies cutting jobs, outlook

          HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - United Technologies, saying the downturn in its core markets is worse than expected, cut its 2009 profit forecast 13 percent Tuesday and will reduce its global work force by 5 percent.       The announcement by the maker of...
  • Machinists Union Files Suit To Fight Timing Of Pratt's Planned Layoffs

    A pack of union Machinists crowded into the federal courthouse Tuesday to file a lawsuit challenging Pratt & Whitney's plans to lay off more than 1,000 Connecticut workers, alleging the company failed to make all reasonable efforts to keep the jobs here,...
  • State Treasurer Says Pratt Should Trim Executive Pay To Save Union Jobs

    State Treasurer Denise Nappier has given official voice to an idea lately floated by many Pratt & Whitney workers. Perhaps the company could keep some of them employed, she said Wednesday, by reducing pay for top executives of its corporate parent, United...
  • Dodd Fighting For C-17 Cargo Plane In Senate

    Dodd Fighting For C-17 Cargo Plane In Senate
    Even as he lambastes Pratt & Whitney for its plan to close a Cheshire factory and fire more than 1,000 workers, Sen. Christopher Dodd has been fighting on the company's behalf for a key military aircraft program. At issue is the C-17 cargo plane, powered...
  • Machinists Union At Hamilton Fighting For 30 Jobs

    On Sept. 13, the Machinists union concluded a 52-day negotiation period with Pratt & Whitney over the fate of 1,000 Connecticut jobs. A week later, the company said it would move the jobs out of state, just as it had said it might from the start. The...