Unions file complaint with National Labor Relations Board over declaration of impasse. Strike still on the table.
Former Democratic political operative Ben Palkowski has been named legislative director for the Vermont State Employees Association, according to a news release Monday afternoon. He replaces Steve Howard, who took over as the union’s executive director in June. Palkowski led the Vermont Democratic Party’s House campaign from 2007 to 2011, and worked in 2006 as […]
Waterbury-based Keurig Green Mountain Inc. has added Kraft Foods to its list of marketing partners. Starting this fall, Kraft coffee will be sold in portion packs compatible with Keurig brewing systems. Kraft coffee brands include Maxwell House, Gevalia, Yuban and McDonald’s McCafé. Keurig brewers started as single-serve machines; the product line will expand to pot-sized […]
The state’s share will drop to 7.5 percent for towns that don’t meet four basic criteria: participation in the National Flood Insurance Program, adoption of the state’s most current (2013) road and bridge standards, annual updated emergency operations plans and local hazard mitigation plans.
The Waterbury-based company said in a press release the price hike responds to increased costs of green coffee and cocoa, plus the rising expense of packaging materials, energy and transportation costs.