Security guards to march through downtown Hartford - FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston

Security guards to march through downtown Hartford

Posted: Updated:

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Private security guards that work at state office buildings are planning a march through the streets of downtown Hartford.

The workers, employed by the New Jersey-based SOS Security, are scheduled to march down Capitol Avenue on Wednesday. Last month, a union filed an unfair labor practice charge on the workers' behalf with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming the company conducted an illegal surveillance of employees after an officer was allegedly threatened for engaging in union activity.

The union 32 BJ, which is part of the Service Employees International Union, has been working to unionize the approximately 50 guards employed by SOS.

A message was left seeking comment with SOS Security.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Connecticut NewsConnecticut NewsMore>>

  • O'Neill Theater: where stars were born

    O'Neill Theater: where stars were born

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:37:42 GMT
    It's a running joke that if you mention the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center to nearly anyone in Hollywood they're going to know exactly what you're talking about because odds are they might have gotten their first big break there. Would you believe some Hollywood's biggest stars -- Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, Angela Bassett -- got their start in a big red barn in the middle of nowhere.
    It's a running joke that if you mention the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center to nearly anyone in Hollywood they're going to know exactly what you're talking about because odds are they might have gotten their first big break there. Would you believe some Hollywood's biggest stars -- Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, Angela Bassett -- got their start in a big red barn in the middle of nowhere.
  • Metro-North safety practices faulted

    Metro-North safety practices faulted

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:07:45 GMT
    The Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance, according to a report released Wednesday by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel. The report echoes an assessment conducted this year by the Federal Railroad Administration, which investigated after a string of Metro-North accidents including a December 2013 derailment that killed four riders in the Bronx.
    The Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance, according to a report released Wednesday by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel. The report echoes an assessment conducted this year by the Federal Railroad Administration, which investigated after a string of Metro-North accidents including a December 2013 derailment that killed four riders in the Bronx.
  • Conn. police dog memorial unveiled

    Conn. police dog memorial unveiled

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:40:50 GMT
    Connecticut officials have unveiled a memorial honoring state police dogs for their courage and sacrifice in serving the public.
    Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and other government and police leaders celebrated the new memorial outside state police headquarters in Middletown on Wednesday.
    Connecticut officials have unveiled a memorial honoring state police dogs for their courage and sacrifice in serving the public.
    Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and other government and police leaders celebrated the new memorial outside state police headquarters in Middletown on Wednesday.
  • LocalMore>>

  • Activist call for uniform cameras on officers

    Activist call for uniform cameras on officers

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:47:09 GMT
    Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland made it clear last year he wanted his officers to be equipped with cameras on their uniforms.It comes at a time when activists and attorneys like Ben Crump say it's what this country needs.Crump not only represents Robbie Tolan, who was shot by a Bellaire police officer in 2008, but Michael Brown.The 18 year old was gunned down by a Ferguson police officer earlier this month.Crump says, "we have to change the way we do things and how cops are policing o...
    Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland made it clear last year he wanted his officers to be equipped with cameras on their uniforms.It comes at a time when activists and attorneys like Ben Crump say it's what this country needs.Crump not only represents Robbie Tolan, who was shot by a Bellaire police officer in 2008, but Michael Brown.The 18 year old was gunned down by a Ferguson police officer earlier this month.Crump says, "we have to change the way we do things and how cops are policing o...
  • 3rd try for Katy I.S.D to get stadium bond passed

    3rd try for Katy I.S.D to get stadium bond passed

  • Hospital closed for business

    Hospital closed for business

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:36:19 GMT
    He arrived at Cleveland regional medical center to pick up something for his newborn baby. Sent he said, by the staff of the local medical clinic. His baby will have to wait. So will Evan Hudson."I was coming to the emergency room because I have an eye infection," Hudson said.The hospital is closed. A simple notice taped to the emergency room informed patients and told them where to go for care."Said drive all the way to Kingwood," Hudson said. "That's 18 miles away."
    He arrived at Cleveland regional medical center to pick up something for his newborn baby. Sent he said, by the staff of the local medical clinic. His baby will have to wait. So will Evan Hudson."I was coming to the emergency room because I have an eye infection," Hudson said.The hospital is closed. A simple notice taped to the emergency room informed patients and told them where to go for care."Said drive all the way to Kingwood," Hudson said. "That's 18 miles away."
Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices