Job Posting: Organizer
December 10, 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.”
Thank you to our professional staff who completed the 4Cs survey on staffing levels this summer. Please read our complete report here.
Creating Chaos & Turmoil is a Tactic of Anti-Unionism and the Board of Regents Has Gone All-In
Board of Regents Negotiations Team sets its sights on “Excessive wage payments to Nurses” during 4Cs Contract Negotiations
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.
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.
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.
Union leaders in SEBAC have been concerned by an overall lack of progress at the negotiating table for a number of months.
Sign our petition demanding that President Cheng end the contract with the anti-union law firm Jackson Lewis.
A review of everything we did together in September to protect our students, our communities, our colleges, and each other!
Find details of the vaccination policy for CSCU Employees, including 4Cs members here.
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.
Earlier this month, our AFT and 4Cs unions filed a joint CT State Board of Labor Relations complaint against the Board of Regents for Higher Education for engaging in bad faith bargaining and threatening to unilaterally change the long-standing practice whereby FT faculty elect to perform Additional Responsibilities.