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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State Jobs In Jeopardy As Pentagon Signals End Of F-22 Jet Production

    A radically updated Pentagon spending plan announced Monday would cut off new orders of the F-22 Raptor fighter jet this year, jeopardizing thousands of Connecticut jobs that depend on the program. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called for an end of...
  • George David's Legacy

    George David's Legacy
    George David rose from elevator executive to the pinnacle of Connecticut's largest private employer, United Technologies Corp., which he has presided over since the early 1990s. It's been a great ride for him and UTC's investors, though a bumpier one...
  • Glastonbury Woman A Pioneer Of Pool

    Every now and then, Palmer Byrd will stumble upon a Women's Professional Billiard Association event on ESPN. Byrd, of Glastonbury, will linger on a WPBA tournament and marvel at the level of play. As someone who began playing the game as a teenager and...
  • Charles H. Kaman, Helicopter Pioneer, Dies At 91

    Charles H. Kaman, the brilliant helicopter pioneer who founded the company that bears his name at age 26 and later launched the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and developed Ovation guitars, died Monday. Kaman, a longtime resident of Farmington, died...
  • Bailout (of rum, arrows, race tracks)

     
    by Frank James What do rum, motorsport race tracks and wooden arrows used by kids all have in common? The financial markets bailout bill, that's what. Taxpayers for Common Sense has compiled a handy list of what it called the......