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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.

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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

"No Middle Ground"

November 17, 2021

The Board’s Message on Negotiations is clear – There is no middle ground. On Thursday, November 11, during 4Cs Negotiations with the Board of Regents, we heard some outrageous responses. From, “We want to restore our management rights,” and “There is no middle ground,” to demands we “cease and desist,” expressing our first amendment rights to free speech.

"No Middle Ground"

4Cs Statement on Campus Equity Week

October 26, 2021

Our union is fighting to make things more equitable in contract negotiations, but we need all members to understand the fight: The ratio of 75% part-time to 25% full-time is unsustainable and a result of a systemic, broken system that has lead to an erosion of secure jobs.

4Cs Statement on Campus Equity Week

BOR Reprimand Letters Being Sent Regarding COVID MOA

October 7, 2021

Human Resources informed the union leadership that they would be sending letters of reprimand to employees that they deemed non-compliant with the COVID policy.

BOR Reprimand Letters Being Sent Regarding COVID MOA