Attached is the latest COVID-19 Guidance from DAS/OPM. COVID 19 guidance – March 19 2020
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!
On March 13th 2020, SEBAC leaders met with Secretary Melissa McCaw from OPM and Undersecretary Fae Brown-Brewton from OLR to make sure that the perspectives of frontline workers are heard as the State’s response to the COVID-19 emergency evolves. Here is a report from the SEBAC coalition to all union members. The first four pages
To: Connecticut State Agencies From: The Office of Policy & Management and the Department of Administrative Services Date: March 4, 2020 Re: COVID 19-related personnel situations in state agencies In the past when the State faced pandemic situations such as SARS, the Avian (bird) flu, swine flu etc., the State planned for coverage and continuity
CT News Junkie – “Staffing Shortage Pushes Overtime Pay Through The Roof In DOC, Creates ‘Dangerous Situation’”
A health care staff shortage in the state Correction Department is driving up overtime costs and creating a dangerous situation for staff who say they are often required to work 16-hour days, union officials said. Read more on the story from CT News Junkie here!
Salary plans for the State bargaining unit contract from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021. Salary plans associated with specific job classifications are located in the contract viewable here: Or as a PDF here!
Elect Marilyn Moore for Mayor of Bridgeport Marilyn Moore is a lifelong resident of Bridgeport. Marilyn helped raise the minimum wage to $15 in this year’s legislative session at the Capitol, and was instrumental in helping thousands of SEIU 1199 nursing home caregivers win major funding increases for wages and benefits. Marilyn supports raising
SEBAC and the Lamont Administration have completed their discussions on pension re-amortization in accordance with the recently passed biennial budget and have reached an agreement. It keeps the parties’ commitment to make no change in pension benefits. The agreement will be submitted to the General Assembly for approval. This is part of our continuing effort
A year has passed since lofty promises were made to repair the financially struggling and volatile health care system that serves inmates at Connecticut’s 14 prisons, but Department of Correction staff say little has improved. Records show medical employees are working shifts that have stretched as long as 24 hours. State lawmakers recently pumped an
1199 Members, Many of you have seen news reports indicating that the recently passed state budget included $450 million in savings related to state employees, so we thought it was important to reiterate that these reported savings are NOT the result of labor concessions. Neither 1199 nor SEBAC will be part of negotiating more sacrifices
Gov. Ned Lamont signed legislation on Tuesday, June 25th that will establish an employee-funded family and medical leave program in Connecticut. 1199 Member and PCA, Kharlene Wonder gave a compelling personal testimony and talked about how this affects the future for workers like herself. “Today we are celebrating a law that will give working people