News of Interest

This morning, we woke to the devastating news of the passing of State Representative Quentin “Q” Williams, a SEBAC friend and ally who never hesitated to

Yesterday marked the second and final day of the arbitration hearing between SEBAC and the State of Connecticut over the amount of pandemic pay due to frontline essential state employees. 

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 accessible.

While the state can never fully repay frontline essential workers - private, municipal and state- the state can certainly take a step to respect these workers. Pandemic pay is that step.

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.