Member Action Needed!

Adopted Republican Budget

While most of the state was sleeping in the early morning hours on Saturday, September 16th, the Republicans (with the help of a few Democrats), passed an anti-worker budget that:

  • Attacks collective bargaining
  • Eliminates benefits for State workers
  • Violates the 2017 SEBAC Agreement
  • Violates the State Constitution
  • Decimates the funding for University of Connecticut and the UConn Health Center
  • Attacks the wages of construction workers
  • Guts our Clean Election Program
  • Raises taxes on the working poor
  • Makes the state’s future fiscal problems worse

Senate YES votes: All Republicans and 3 Democrats – Paul Doyle, Joan Hartley, and Gail Slossberg

House YES votes: All Republicans and 6 Democrats – Danny Rovero, Pay Boyd, John Hampton, Christine McCarthy-Vahey, Lonnie Reed, and Kim Rose

Please:  call the Governor’s office at (860) 566-4840 as soon as possible and urge him to VETO this anti-worker budget!!

CEUI 50th Anniversary Celebration

Click here to purchase your tickets online.

Membership Meeting Schedule

Monday, September 18

  • Oliver Wolcott Tech, Library, Torrington – 4:30 pm
  • Naugatuck Valley CTC, Rm L501, Waterbury – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, September 19

  • Dept. of Administrative Services Building, Room 173, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford (parking: lower lot behind building) (Please note change of location) – Noon
  • UConn/Storrs, St. Thomas Aquinas basement – 4:00 pm
  • Three Rivers Community College, (room TBD), 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich (Please note change of location) – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, September 20

  • Operating Engineers, Local 478, 1965 Dixwell Ave, Hamden – 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 21

  • CEUI Headquarters, Middletown – 7:00 pm

CT State Representatives and State Senators pass NP-2 and SEBAC Agreement

The CT State Representatives voted 78-72 to approve the SEBAC and Unit agreements.

The CT State Senate voted 18-18 with the Lieutenant Governor breaking the tie to pass the SEBAC and Unit Agreements.

Thank you for contacting legislators and asking them to support the agreements.

NP-2 and SEBAC Vote

We had 30 members at the Union Hall to assist in opening and counting ballots for the NP-2 Contract and SEBAC Tentative Agreement.

The results are as follows:

Ballots mailed:  3,742

Ballots received back:  2,127

Number of disqualified ballots:  67


Number of votes cast to approve NP-2 contract:  1,615

Number of votes cast to reject NP-2 contract:  394

NP-2 contract was approved.


Number of votes cast to approve SEBAC agreement:  1,604

Number of votes cast to reject SEBAC agreement:  378

SEBAC agreement was approved.

SEBAC and NP-2 Tentative Agreements

Click on these three links to review the:

2017 SEBAC Tentative Agreement


NP-2 Memorandum of Understanding


NP-2 full tentative agreement

In Solidarity,

Ron McLellan

SEBAC and NP-2 Contract Q&A

Click on the links below for the Framework and Q & A documents.

SEBAC Framework Next Steps Q&A

Healthcare Q&A

Medicare Advantage Q&A

Impact on Future Retirees Q&A

SEBAC Framework Document







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