For those affected by the PTC layoffs...go to the link under Member Resources menu 'Turnpike Layoff Assistance' for pertinent information. Be advised you must be a member to access this information and register to log in to the website.
Below are links to correspondence regarding the layoffs from a few Legislators and the Governor as well as some news articles.
Letter to Congressional members from Pres. Hamilton regarding SB 1220
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State Senate Employing Dirty Tricks To Attack Unions
Last night, for the second time this session, the State Senate suspended the rules of their chamber to engage in a late night debacle over amendments attacking union members. Going well past the 11pm deadline that was established in response to the infamous ‘midnight pay raise,’ the Senate continued debate until after 1:30am. All of this was part of an attempt by Senator Wagner and his Tea Party cronies to bully Senate leadership into considering union-busting “Paycheck Protection” legislation.
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