Statement of SEBAC Leadership on the Killing of George Floyd and Racial Justice

On behalf of 45,000 state employees represented through SEBAC, many of them staffing the front lines in the struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to raise our voice in unequivocal condemnation of our nation’s oldest pandemic – racism.   We proudly serve the people of this state – and that includes thousands of usContinue reading “Statement of SEBAC Leadership on the Killing of George Floyd and Racial Justice”

SEBAC Union Leadership Comments on Meeting with Administration (Updated 5.9.20)

Coalition Update:as of May 9, 2020 To All State Employee Unions: On May 1st, in response to questions about contractual raises due to state employees in the next fiscal year, Governor Lamont publicly stated his administration’s intent to meet with state employee leaders to ask that members “help with the pain we are all sharing”Continue reading “SEBAC Union Leadership Comments on Meeting with Administration (Updated 5.9.20)”

Union Rights and Collective Bargaining Just Saved Connecticut $1.7 Billion

Comptroller Kevin Lembo recently issued the state’s first annual SEBAC Savings Analysis Report, detailing how the 2017 State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) agreement has saved Connecticut $1.7 billion since 2018.  Click here to read Comptroller Lembo’s report and click here to read his press release. State employee union members said the savings to taxpayers are proof thatContinue reading “Union Rights and Collective Bargaining Just Saved Connecticut $1.7 Billion”

SEBAC Analysis on Administration Response to COVID-19, Including Revised Guidelines & Protocols (4/20/20)

Email Union leaders from SEBAC (the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition) have been combining efforts to make sure that the perspectives of frontline workers are being heard as the State’s response to COVID-19 evolves.  Click here for the latest SEBAC analysis, OPM/DAS guidelines and new housing protocols. (Updated 4/20/20)  During this crisis, SEBAC has asked for  a dailyContinue reading “SEBAC Analysis on Administration Response to COVID-19, Including Revised Guidelines & Protocols (4/20/20)”

SEBAC Unions Respond To Sen. Fasano’s Push To Take Away Raises

April 23, 2020 Dear Senator Fasano, We are in receipt of your letter to the Coalition purporting to be seeking help for “non-profits and the social safety net during the coronavirus pandemic.”    We are disappointed to see that even in the midst of a historic national crisis instead of coming together in support of allContinue reading “SEBAC Unions Respond To Sen. Fasano’s Push To Take Away Raises”

A Union-made Solution to the PPE Shortage

UConn Health Labor Coalition Driving Effort to Protect Health Care Workers and Their Patients A mass 3D-printing effort is underway on the UConn Health and UConn Storrs campuses to help address the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers. The result is a relatively simple and inexpensive plastic frame that creates aContinue reading “A Union-made Solution to the PPE Shortage”