'Do Not Destroy the Only Public Hospital in the State'

"I would ask for your help to make sure you do not carve up part of the state’s flagship university. Do not destroy the only public hospital in the state. We treat many underserved patients, we treat people with conditions that are not profitable."

President Bill Garrity to the UConn Health board of directors March 4, 2019

2019 Officers, Delegates Uncontested

We recieved a single nominee for each of the four elected officer positions:

  • VP Tier I: Ray Bennettson (Returning officer)
  • VP Tier II: Doug Kingsbury (Returning officer)
  • VP Community Outreach: Trisha Faraday (Returning officer)
  • Chief Steward: Jean Morningstar

 

Public Sector Union Bills Introduced

  • HB 6926 requires public employers to provide employee lists to the exclusive bargaining agent at least once per calendar quarter.
  • HB 6930 requires public employers to provide unions access to new employee orientations so the union can inform new hires of their rights, responsibilities and the role of the union and the benefits provided.
  • HB 6935 requires public employers to consult with the union before issuing mass employee communications regarding their rights to either join or support a union.
  • HB 6936 requires public employers to honor the terms of the authorization process for employee payroll deductions for union dues.

Learn more in this report from the CT AFL-CIO. 

Scholarship Success Story

UHP scholarship funds helped member Sabine Donato Dabady return to school for her BSN, and last year she earned her MSN in the adult gerontology nurse practitioner program at Western Connecticut State University.