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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

Action Center

The 4Cs Action Center

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Action Center

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 Retirees

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

Workers Memorial Day, April 28

April 27, 2022

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO, including the 4Cs, will observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job, and to renew the fight for safe jobs.

Workers Memorial Day, April 28

Earth Day with SEIU

April 22, 2022

On April 9, nearly 400 SEIU members gathered for the 2022 Climate, Jobs and Justice Summit to learn about the increasingly urgent need to reverse the climate changes that are disproportionately affecting low income communities of color.

Earth Day with SEIU

Pack the PAC!

April 6, 2022

Calling all 4Cs union members! The 4Cs Political Action Committee (PAC) is ramping up for the 2022 election season!

Pack the PAC!