Starbucks workers across the country walked out on "Red Cup Day" to demand an end to their employer's unfair labor practices. VP Comms Chris DeFrancesco and Treasurer Michelle Proper were among those who stood in solidarity with the Corbins Corner Starbucks baristas in West Hartford Nov. 16.
UHP President Bill Garrity is among the union leaders who went before the Government Administration and Elections Committee March 25 to speak against SB 878 a bill that would make it easier for the state to enter into public-private partnerships.
"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
HB 6926requires public employers to provide employee lists to the exclusive bargaining agent at least once per calendar quarter.
HB 6930requires 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 6935requires public employers to consult with the union before issuing mass employee communications regarding their rights to either join or support a union.
HB 6936requires public employers to honor the terms of the authorization process for employee payroll deductions for union dues.