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Congratulations to UConn Health's winners of 2023 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing — all six of whom are UHP members! MORE
Four constitutional amendments were passed at the 2023 business convention. MORE

What unions do

In AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest New York Times  column, she describes what it is exactly that unions do. Though unions are the most popular they have been in decades, anti-union sentiment still thrives in red states and across the nation. “Several years ago, The Atlantic ran a story whose headline made even me, a labor leader, scratch my head: ‘Union Membership: Very Sexy,’” Weingarten writes in the column. “The gist was that higher wages, health benefits and job security—all associated with union membership—boost one’s chances of getting married. Belonging to a union doesn’t actually guarantee happily ever after, but it does help working people have a better life in the here and now.” Click through to read the full column.

Congratulations to Shaneé Reid, elected as VP for Membership Activities, and to Summer Lambert, re-elected as recording secretary. MORE
UHP joined a student-organized rally to call on Gov. Lamont to properly fund higher education, including UConn and UConn Health, Feb. 15 at the State Capitol. - MORE

We have a second extension of the memorandum of agreement on nursing overtime, now in effect through June 15, 2023.

See the signed document.