State Employees

On this page, you will find ongoing updates about the activities of 1199 members who work for the State of Connecticut.  You can view a PDF of the 1199 State Employees Contract by clicking here.  Scroll below to read any current posts – and check back soon for updates!

The new Health Care Bargaining Units Contract Summary is available here!

ATTENTION: Members of 1199 NE Connecticut/Rhode Island New England Health Care Employees Union/SEIU RE: GENERAL NOTICE NO. 2017-10 The following summarizes the substantive changes contained in the 2016-2021 Professional (P­l) and Paraprofessional (NP-6) Health Care Bargaining Units Contract. Please note …

Career Mobility Fall 2017 Application

Click the link to get the PDF for CAREER MOBILITY FALL 2017 APPLICATION!      

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 …

Wage Increases for State Employees

State employees will be receiving a wage increase effective July 1, 2015. First, determine your bargaining unit: you are either a NP-6 (10) or P-1 (11) Second, determine your weekly hours of work e.g. 35, 37.5 or 40 hours Third, …

Settlement in Rowland’s Violation of Union Rights

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that stemmed from a massive layoff of unionized state workers in 2003.  The suit claimed that the Rowland administration structured the layoffs to punish unions who supported his Democratic opponent and then …

VOTING HOURS EXTENDED AT 2 HARTFORD POLLS

A Hartford judge has decided to extend voting hours to 8:30 p.m. at two city polling locations that saw delays and missing registration lists early Tuesday morning. The extended hours will apply to the Batchelder School at 757 New Britain Avenue and …

Important Information on New Dental Plan for State Employees

Click on this link to read detailed questions and answers about changes to the state dental plan: Q and A on Changes in Dental Carriers  

Saving Connecticut Lives (and Dollars) With Preventative Care & Health Screenings

Approximately 53,000 state employees and new retirees (including many 1199 members) are enrolled in the Health Enhancement Program (HEP) — a program that provides financial incentives, including reduced premium share and waived deductibles, to promote employees and dependents obtaining regular age-appropriate …