News of Interest

On Thursday, July 15th Governor Lamont announced significant raises for 1,700 management-level state employees, below is SEBAC's response to this announcement:

SEBAC union leadership remains confident in the merits of our position and are optimistic that the Lamont Administration will review the facts of the case and agree to abide by the temporary

The Lamont administration has announced their plans today to, by June 1st, head towards a full reopening of State buildings and other State departments that have been fully or partially close

We want to call current and retired state employees’ attention to the limited durable power of attorney form that can be found at the Comptroller’s website.  

To our fellow state employee sisters and brothers:

As part of SEBAC’s effort to put a human face on the front line workers who are protecting the public from the coronavirus, we are asking members on the front lines to record a short video of their experience. Topics for videos could include telling us about your day, what are you seeing, and what you need to be more effective in this effort. 

On April 23, Senate Minority Leader Leonard Fasano wrote to SEBAC chief negotiator Daniel E. Livingston and asked that Connecticut public service workers delay their 3.5% general wage increase due July 1, 2020.

Click here to download and read the SEBAC Coalition response. You can read the full text of the letter here:

April 23, 2020

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 a proper seal on the much-sought-after N95 respirator mask.

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. 

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. 

Governor Ned Lamont in mid March offered his personal thanks and gratitude to state employees weathering the impact of the global COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic on Connecticut. His message was amplified by unionized public health professionals who provided personal infection prevention tips, help with identifying symptoms and steps for seeking text and treatment of the disease.