Note – updates on the impact of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak on members of the unions in the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) will be linked here.
Click here for SEBAC’s update on mandatory state employee vaccinations (Jan. 21, 2022).
Click here for Department of Public Health (DPH) guidance on mandatory state employee vaccinations (Jan. 4, 2022).
Click here for the latest executive branch agency guidance on pandemic policies (Jan. 1, 2022).
Click here for SEBAC’s update on the arbitration award in negotiations over telework access (Dec. 28, 2021)
Click here for the Judicial Branch website’s COVID-19 updates page (Aug. 20, 2021).
Click here for the federal labor department’s guidance on mitigating COVID-19 in the workplace (Aug. 13, 2021).
Click here for our national union’s COVID-19 resources for public employees (Sep., 2020).
Click here for our legal counsel’s memo on COVID-19 and employment rights (Jul. 27, 2020).
AFT Connecticut represents thousands working in the state’s executive and judicial branches, career and technical education system, colleges and universities, as well as for several local municipalities. Our federation is also part of the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC), which serves to unite all 15 unions representing approximately 40,000 full and part-time Connecticut state workers.
Click here for a booklet breaking down SEBAC’s tentative agreement and detailing next steps (Mar. 9, 2022).
Click here for SEBAC’s announcement of coalition and local union tentative agreements (Mar. 8, 2022).
Click here for the latest and archived SEBAC newsletters (Aug. 11, 2021).
Click here for updates on the SEBAC v. Rowland lawsuit settlement (Jun. 21, 2021).
Click here for SEBAC’s latest pension and healthcare changes Q&A. (Feb. 23, 2021).
Public Employees News
Unions in the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC), which includes ten AFT Connecticut-affiliated locals, in the spring of 2022 began negotiations with agency chiefs over pandemic hazard pay. Labor leaders had previously agreed to set the issue aside for future resolution in talks that eventually produced agreements for four-year contracts covering more than 40,000…
Effectively teaching and supporting students, whether in PreK-12 or higher education settings, requires the entire school or college community to embrace a “whole child” approach. That is one of the central themes of a recently published op-ed by Christopher Trombly (speaking in photo, below), a member of our recently affiliated CSU-AAUP. It drives his demands…
The negotiating table continues to be where labor and management can find the common ground necessary to plug retention shortfalls and close nagging recruitment gaps impacting nearly all industries. Numerous affiliated local unions from across our state federation have for the past three months focused efforts on this shared objective. Our latest collective bargaining report…