Union Steward Applicants Sought - September 15 Deadline

Called To Serve and Protect Your Fellow Union Members?

We will be conducting interviews for new stewards in the fall. Applicants for a union steward position should send to the Union Hall the following by September 15, 2015:

  1. A cover letter,
  2. A résumé, and;
  3. A list of two A&R members who will serve character references.

Due to the newsletter’s publication date the application deadline has been extended to September 15.

Patrick J. Lamb

A&R Chief  Steward

Posted September 2, 2015


Member's Picnic Photos

The 2015 Member's Picnic at Maneeley's was well attended by our Union's brothers and sisters with a record attendance of over 450!  A good time was had by all and the weather couldn't have been better.  To view photos click on the News tab or click here.

Posted 8/30/2015

A&R Habitat for Humanity Build

Come be a part of the A&R Team as we have committed to participate during Harford Habitat for Humanity's annual Build-A-Thon Fundraiser on Friday, October 9th.  We are proud to be part of an event whose end goal is to raise enough money to fully fund a home in the Greater Hartford region in 2016!!

Act fast and grab your spot before it's gone. If you're lucky, you might even get a free shirt too!!

Click for Volunteer Information or Registration Instructions

A&R has set a goal to help fundraise $5,000 for Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity.  To create your own crowd-funding page or to donate from the goodness of your heart on behalf of those going out to build all day click below:

Several Quick Items

A&R Habitat for Humanity Build:  A&R will be sponsoring a "build" on Friday 10/9/15 in New Britain.  More details will become available soon.

OPM Seeks RFP for Negotiations: The State has released an RFP seeking to hire private firms to "assist" in negotiating the labor contracts (this is getting fun now!)

Rowland Layoff Settlement: within the past week, employees impacted by the layoffs of 2002/03 should have received a "packet" from the lawfirm of Silver, Golub, Teitell.  The packet contained an explanation and Q&A about the agreement and also included an "Opt-Out" form.  Please DO NOT sign and return the Opt-Out form unless you DO NOT want to receive an award from this agreement.  It is expected that very few people will sign and submit this form.

Pat Carolan Honored:  Former A&R President (1989 - 1991) was honored by the White House and named a "Champion of Change" for his work on climate change.