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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

Report: Understaffing at the CT Community Colleges and the Threat to Student Services

December 1, 2021

Thank you to our professional staff who completed the 4Cs survey on staffing levels this summer. Please read our complete report here.

Report: Understaffing at the CT Community Colleges and the Threat to Student Services

Bargaining Bulletin: Creating Chaos & Turmoil as an Anti-Union Tactic

December 1, 2021

Creating Chaos & Turmoil is a Tactic of Anti-Unionism and the Board of Regents Has Gone All-In

Bargaining Bulletin: Creating Chaos & Turmoil as an Anti-Union Tactic

Bargaining Bulletin: Nurses & More

December 1, 2021

Board of Regents Negotiations Team sets its sights on “Excessive wage payments to Nurses” during 4Cs Contract Negotiations

Bargaining Bulletin: Nurses & More

"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

SEBAC Unions to Bargain Core Issues Together

October 7, 2021

Union leaders in SEBAC have been concerned by an overall lack of progress at the negotiating table for a number of months.

SEBAC Unions to Bargain Core Issues Together

Demand President Cheng Fire Jackson Lewis

October 6, 2021

Sign our petition demanding that President Cheng end the contract with the anti-union law firm Jackson Lewis.

Demand President Cheng Fire Jackson Lewis

September Solidarity

October 1, 2021

A review of everything we did together in September to protect our students, our communities, our colleges, and each other!

September Solidarity

Vaccination Policy for CSCU Employees

September 21, 2021

Find details of the vaccination policy for CSCU Employees, including 4Cs members here.

Vaccination Policy for CSCU Employees

Press Conference on In Person Mental Health Services Crisis

September 8, 2021

Mental health services have decreased in Connecticut’s community colleges due to inadequate state funding. This decrease in mental health services coincides with the increase in mental health needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Press Conference on In Person Mental Health Services Crisis