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!

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 …

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   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers …

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 …