Defending OT in Pension Calculations

STATE CAPITOL, MARCH 15, 2018--UHP President Bill Garrity was back at the Legislative Office Building today to testify before the Labor and Public Employees Committee over SB 461, "An Act Omitting Certain Pay From a State Employee's Final Average Salary Calculation on or After July 1, 2021."

Read his testimony. 

 

Important: Recruitment/Retention Stipend for Critical Care Nurses

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On Feb. 15, we finalized an MoA with UConn Health on a recruitment and retention stipend for nurses in critically understaffed areas. This may seem counter to some principles of collective bargaining. Therefore, knowing how we got here is helpful to understanding it. 

Update: The MoA was revised on March 6 to include nurses in the UConn Surgery Center and nurses from other units who float into the areas identified.