News of Interest

State Employees Respond to Recruiting, Retention & Connecticut’s Public Service Crisis

SEBAC leaders  and Health Care Cost Containment Committee (HCCCC) members Jody Barr (Executive Director, AFSCME Council 4) and Carl Chisem (President, CEUI Local 511) joined Governor Ned Lamo

Frontline essential state workers sacrificed their health and safety throughout COVID-19 to ensure that the critical public services our 3.6 million Connecticut residents rely on remained accessibl

Historic SEBAC Agreement is Voted Favorably Out of the Senate Floor
Contracts will ensure Connecticut communities’ access to stable, reliable public safety, health, education and additional services

The Coalition would like to express its deepest sympathies to the family and colleagues of the late Undersecretary for Labor Relations, S. Fae Brown-Brewton, who passed away Monday night. While Fae could be a fierce and fearless advocate on the management side of the table, she believed, as Dr.

Contracts will ensure Connecticut communities’ access to stable, reliable public safety, health, education, and additional services 

SEBAC STATEMENT
March 9, 2022

Leaders of the unions in the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) are proud that local negotiations teams have secured tentative agreements for fair and honorable successor contracts. They worked tirelessly on behalf of  the 43,000 working people they serve. You can review the wage pattern below.

All 35 Local Bargaining Tables Reach Tentative Agreements;
Next Step: Ratification Votes

After over a year of negotiations with the Lamont Administration at both the coalition and local union levels, – including “outside employers” like the Judicial Branch, Higher Ed, Criminal Justice and the Public Defenders –  local unions at all 35 bargaining tables in the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) have reached tentative agreements that will proudly be reported to members in their entirety. 

COALITION BARGAINING PROGRESSED BUT
LOCAL TABLES STILL NEGOTIATING
February 23, 2022

Governor Lamont’s Executive Orders Expire 

On Tuesday, February 15th, Governor Lamont’s Executive Orders on the vaccination and testing requirements for state employees expired and, at this time, the General Assembly has not codified most aspects of those executive orders into law. 

The award of the arbitrator on the final disputed issue in telework issued yesterday in favor of the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC)’s last, best offer.  That section of the negotiated telework policy will now read: