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Happy Retirement, Lorrie Tripp!

Lorrie Tripp, longtime UHP steward and former officer, has called it a career, riding off into the sunset after three decades with UConn Health. We thank her for her service and wish her the best in retirement!

UHP Sweeps Nightingales Again

Congratulations to UConn Health's winners of 2023 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing — all six of whom are UHP members!

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.

Pandemic Pay Victory: Arbitrator Sides With SEBAC

The arbitrator's ruling on the pandemic pay award for SEBAC members is in... and it's a win — for state employees who put a great deal on the line to be on the front line, to continue essential services to the citizens of Connecticut! See the full announcement from SEBAC.

2 Contested Offices for '23 Election

Call for nominations closes with multiple candidates for recording secretary and VP for membership activities; other offices and delegate positions uncontested.