Union members vote in favor of deal to keep Sikorsky

Union members voted in favor of a deal Sunday that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford until at least 2032. More than 2,000 Teamsters approved

The deal, which was negotiated by the governor's office and approved by the legislature, gives Sikorsky a package of $220 million in grants and tax cuts.

The deal, which was negotiated by the governor's office and approved by the legislature, gives Sikorsky a package of $220 million in grants and tax cuts. (10/10/16)

STRATFORD - Union members voted in favor of a deal Sunday that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford until at least 2032. 

More than 2,000 Teamsters approved the deal.

It includes a 25 percent pay cut for workers hired starting in 2017. 

In late September the general assembly approved tax breaks for the company.

In exchange Sikorsky will produce a new line of helicopters in the state and will add new jobs. 

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