Community Programs (CT)

On this page, you will find ongoing updates about the activities of 1199 members who work for community programs in Connecticut.  Scroll below to read any current posts – and check back soon for updates!

NEW 1199 AD ON BUDGET CASTS KLARIDES AND FASANO CAST AS “PROTECTORS OF BILLIONAIRES”AS CT AWAITS HEROES

The new ad out today sets Connecticut’s budget drama in an action movie trailer.   The ad sets the stage by opening “In a state where some legislators side with corporate lobbyists to protect billionaires and corporations while attacking middle class …

1199 Members Vote to Make Our Union Stronger

This past week 1199 members voted on two important issues facing our union.  First, members had to decide whether our newly organized child care members would be added to the list of workers in our union’s jurisdiction.  Secondly, members voted on …

Mentor Network/REM Connecticut Community Services Workers WIN with 1199!

More than 275 direct support professionals at the Mentor Network, REM Connecticut Community Services have formed their union with SEIU District 1199.  Votes were counted on August 1, and the count was 144 to 48 — a 3 to 1 …

After Management Breaks Law, Newly-Organized May Institute Workers Win 3% Raise

By standing together and speaking out at negotiations, a new group 1199 members at the May Institute, who joined the union in September 2011 by a vote of 66 to 18, fought for and won a 3% raise for all union workers. …

New Hope Manor Workers UNITE and WIN with 1199!

School and group home workers who serve troubled youth near Manchester, CT at New Hope Manor voted overwhelmingly to form their union with SEIU Healthcare 1199NE on January 25 – with 85% of employees voting YES for the union.