A&R offers 15 scholarships to dependents of A&R members. If you have a graduating High School senior or a child who is already in post-secondary school and would like to apply for an A&R Scholarship our deadline is March 28, 2024. There are also two AFT-CT scholarship programs available which are open to all A&R members as well.
AFT-CT is holding 6 Regional Legislative Meetings in March. The events are free to A&R members and they give attendees the opportunity to sit and meet directly with their local State Reps/Senators. Great events and a perfect opportunity to let them know that you expect them to support our Wage contract which will be on the floor for a vote in just a months.
Its Union Made
Looking to support working families and buy Union Made products? Looking for toy ideas for your local charity? Click HERE for a list from the AFL-CIO.
Advisory and Guidelines for State Employees Regarding Ebola
The Governor's Office and the CT Dept of Public Health have released the following guidelines and advisory for State Employees related to the Ebola virus.
The law firm of Silver, Golub, and Teitell LLP has sent a letter and a form to all union members affected by the Rowland layoffs. If you were affected by the Rowland layoffs, please look for the letter and form to arrive by mail during the week of 10/18/2014 through 10/25/2014. A copy of the letter and form can be downloaded from this link: Rowland Layoff Form
The Healthcare Cost Containment Committee met on Monday Sept 8, 2014 to review HEP enrolled members and begin the process of removing them for non-compliance with 2013 HEP Medical Screening requirements. Click MORE for additional details.
The union dues increase you will experience in your pay check dated September 19, 2014 is because national AFT National and AFT CT raised their dues at their conventions. The increase will be $0.44 per pay period.
A&R is AFT Local 4200. A&R has not raised our own dues, but we are required to implement any dues increase approved by the national and state organizations.