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UHP at the 2022 CT AFL-CIO Convention

We sent 16 delegates to the CT AFL-CIO convention, June 23-24 at Foxwoods, a fitting location, where 2,000 employees are represented by five bargaining units!

See this year's endorsed candidates, plus photos and video highlights.

Shawn Brown, Our New 1st VP

We have a new first vice president for collective bargaining! Shawn Brown took the oath of office Thursday, June 30, succeeding Ivonne Hamm, who retired after six years as first VP.

New Contract FAQ

We have a deal! Here are some frequently asked questions about our next contract.

UHP Sweeps the '22 Nightingales

All six of this year's winners of the Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing are our members!

Meet the 2022 honorees, with video profiles created by UHP members Ethan Giorgetti, Frank Barton, and Carolyn Pennington.

We Have a Contract!

Our elected officials have spoken, and our contract is approved! Please see this important message from our Negotiations Team for more details.

Snowstorm Settlement

It didn't take quite as long as our contract, but we have a settlement for our grievance over how some of our members were (not) compensated for working during the snowstorm of Feb. 1, 2021.

2022 Races Go to Brown, Lambert, Bennettson

First Vice President for Collective Bargaining
Shawn Brown: 600 votes
Gloria Valentino: 456 votes

Recording Secretary
Summer Lambert: 604 votes
Kimberly Ericson: 428 votes

Vice President for Tier I (salaried) Employees
Ray Bennettson: 607 votes
Quamanic St. Pierre: 420 votes

Contract Wins Ratification

Our membership overwhelmingly ratified our proposed contract. The margin was 1,377 in favor, 20 against, a nearly 99% acceptance. Voter turnout was nearly 55%. The contract still needs approval at the state legislature before its May adjournment before it becomes official.