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The 4Cs, SEIU 1973

4Cs members educate and support Connecticut's future workforce. With long-standing inequalities getting in the way of real opportunities for many, an affordable, quality system of higher ed for our cities and rural communities positively impacts us all.

The 4Cs, SEIU 1973

Campaigns

Join us on Saturday, December 4th for a Rally to Save Our Community Colleges!

The Rally will be held at the Governor's Mansion in Hartford at Noon.

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Join us on Saturday, December 4th for a Rally to Save Our Community Colleges!

UHart Contract Unanimously Ratified

Wages will rise 9.1% on average over the next 3 years!

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Community College Contract Campaign

Read the latest bargaining bulletins and how you can help to win a fair contract!

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Community College Contract Campaign

Working for our Members

What We Believe

Our values drive our actions. It's time to raise the value of higher education in Connecticut.

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What We Believe

Become a Member

Join the 4Cs Community College membership or the University of Hartford.

Community College University of Hartford

Our Union

Together, we will win as we move forward together to build a bold, fearless, and progressive union, that stands up for and fights for the principles we believe in.

Our Leaders Governance Committees
Our Union

Divisions

Public Division includes members at the CT Community Colleges and the Private Division includes members at the University of Hartford.

Public Division Private Division

History

The 4Cs history dates back to 1973. Read about our rich history of activism.

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History

Our Members

We are an organization of over 4,000 higher education employees in Connecticut who, by joining together, are achieving what we cannot accomplish alone. We provide valuable services to our communities, helping to educate and support a higher education population of over 56,000 students at Connecticut’s community colleges and the University of Hartford. By standing together, we have a stronger voice in our working conditions, which are our students learning conditions. Our work touches the lives of every single Connecticut resident. We educate your children, we provide service in your communities, and we positively impact the economy by providing educated workers that Connecticut businesses need to thrive.

Who We Are

News

iTeach Statement

December 29, 2021

Problems with iTeach The disparate experiences and inconsistencies related to iTeach and the “Best Practices of Online Pedagogy,” stem from consistent problems we continue to see and experience at the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) and CT State Community College (CSCC).

iTeach Statement

Job Posting: Organizer

December 10, 2021

Union Organizer

Job Posting: Organizer

Promotion News

December 3, 2021

Shortly after our message this morning, CSCU sent an email noting that "we will allow for the opening of the tenure and promotion process for all unionized faculty and staff so that those of you who are ready can prepare your applications and the review process can proceed despite the expiration of our current contracts.”

Promotion News