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A tentative agreement has been reached with the museum for the members of the Landslide Unit.  Now it's time for you to VOTE!  Voting will be held in the the Davis Classroom East from 9am to

A tentative agreement has been reached with the museum for the existing members of Local 1559.  Now it's time for you to VOTE!  Voting will be held in the the Davis Classroom East from 9am to 5pm. 

Tentative contracts for Local 1559 and The Landslide Unit can be accessed through the links below.

Hello Members! Please have a look at the salary calculator linked below. All data are based off the tentative agreement reached last week.  Please note that there is a seperate tab for Local 1559 and the Land Slide Unit.  Find the spreadsheet that represents your position and simply enter your current salary into the box with red text to see how the new contract will change your annual pay and hourly rate.

Join us at the Benefits Fair March 23rd from 11am to 3pm in the Davis Classroom!

                                                                                            

Tentative DC 37 Economic Agreement

16.21% in compounded wage increases over contract term

(May 26, 2021 to November 6, 2026)*

1. Term of Contract – 65 months & 12 days

Connecticut Rep. Jahana Hayes recently introduced a resolution calling on Congress to affirm its support for providing living wages, good benefits and fair working conditions to paraeducators, classroom assistants, bus drivers, custodial workers and others who are vital to our public education system.
AFSCME’s “I AM Story” podcast has received a nomination for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Podcast – Limited Series/Short Form” category.

Despite the growing wave of worker organizing across the country, the union membership rate last year ticked down slightly, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today, underscoring the importance of initiatives like AFSCME’s Staff the Front Lines to fill job vacancies in the public sector.