Demonstration Against Austerity Budget

-5/27/16     See Flyer

The AFL-CIO is spearheading a rally to demonstrate and protest the austerity budget pushed by Gov. Malloy (D) and passed by both chambers of the General Assembly. The rally is to be held at the Democratic Party's largest annual fundraiser in Connecticut, the Connecticut Democratic Progress Dinner (formerly the Jefferson, Jackson, Bailey Dinner).


Family Fun Day at Lake Compounce - July 8th

Join your A&R brothers and sisters for a day with family and friends at Lake Compounce.

  • Deadline for mail-in requests is June 24th
  • Deadline for walk-in requests at Union Hall is noon, June 30th
  • Payment by check or money order only
  • Flyer to order tickets for the event

Open Enrollment for Health/Dental Insurance

The Health Insurance Open Enrollment period continues through June 3, 2016.

This is the time of year to review your current health/dental insurance plan and make adjustments.  Other than "life" changes, the health plan you select will remain your plan until the next open enrollment period in 2017.  Please ensure that you are only covering qualified individuals on your health insurance, if a dependent or former spouse needs to be removed, please do so.


Budget Proposal Released

The Budget Proposal has finally been released.  This is the proposal that was negotiated by the Governor prior to the end of the legislative session (which ended 5/4/16) but was not brought to a vote in either chamber of the General Assembly.  This proposal is expected to be up for a vote in the Senate on Thursday 5/12 and it is not yet known if the House is willing to put this to a vote.

Highlights of this budget bill for State Employees: