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Three agencies continued to misapply the current SEBAC Telework agreement (DOT, DSS, and Office of the Attorney General).  Although we had already prevailed in arbitration on the issue of an

AFSCME offers First Aid, CPR & AED trainings that are certified by the American Red Cross (ARC). 

Please find the Emergency room copay waiver HERE.

Effective July 1, 2023, the State of Connecticut has transferred the handling of these waiver requests to Quantum Health.  Waiver requests and paperwork should be submitted to your Care Coordinator Team at Quantum Health

Afscme international has provided their written decision regarding the local 714 election protest and eligibiility challenge.

The 20 page document has been uploaded below for you to read in full.

Here is the summary of the alleged violations and the decision from AFSCME International.

There were 6 alleged violations included in the protest.  After each description of the alleged violation, I have put what the outcome was.

If you correctly appealed the July to December 2022 Telework decision, and your name is on the list, you can email your supervisor and manager asking them to grant you an 80% telework schedule begining 9/23/22. You do not have to CC your Union Reps on this email.

PLEASE DO NOT ASK YOUR UNION REPS TO CHECK THE LIST TO SEE IF YOU ARE ON IT.

Here you can find the Local 714 Constitution.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE MEETING TONIGHT

We are still having the meeting at 7pm tonight. The meeting is still going to be a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting. the meeting will educate members on the election process and give members the opportunity to ask questions.

Thanks to efforts by the Biden administration and AFSCME, many public service workers, including AFSCME members, have seen their student loans forgiven under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.