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Election Results

Election Results of 4Cs Statewide Officer Election The 4Cs Statewide Officer election was held from April 3- 22. The results were tabulated yesterday. Of the 3,550 eligible voters, 963 members voted (27.13%). The winners are starred (*) below. President: 937 votes cast Lois D. Aime: 232 votes (25% of the votes cast) *Maureen Chalmers: 437 votes (47% […]

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Ballot Question on Sabbatical Leave Deadline

The Delegate Assembly approved putting forth a question to the members on the ballot, revising the date that members approved for sabbatical leave applications. Why is the Delegate Assembly putting this forth to members?

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Promotion Reminders!

Promotion Reminders!

If you are applying for promotion: Please let the Campus President know your intent to apply by the last day of the semester (December 23, 2018) Applications are due on the 1st day of the spring semester (January 24, 2019; the Campus President can approve extensions) Resources are available on the 4Cs website, including sample promotion […]

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Professional Development Allocations

Professional Development Allocations

The BOR has shared the professional development allocations for each campus for the current 2018-19 academic year, which follows in the table. Please note that some colleges had previously announced incorrect amounts. The amounts below were agreed to earlier this week.  Asnuntuck  $69,249  Capital  $82,255  Gateway  $176,812  Housatonic  $148,340  Manchester  $181,031  Middlesex  $78,388  Naugatuck Valley […]

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Professional Development

Professional Development

A number of members have questions regarding the use of professional development funds.  The 4Cs, AFT and AFSCME negotiated with the BOR a Memorandum of Agreement regarding the maximum allotments for both full-time and part-time members. The MOA covers 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21. The amounts are per semester and please note that conferences and course work cannot both be used in one semester. The union has received […]

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Consolidation – Call Your Legislators TODAY

Consolidation – Call Your Legislators TODAY

As you heard last week, NEASC did not approve the CSCU plan to consolidate the community colleges. While many of you breathed a sigh of relief, others may be more fearful after President Ojakian threatened to close campuses if funding cannot be secured for the system. Regardless of how you felt about Students First, it […]

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Professional Development Funds, 2017-18

Professional Development Funds, 2017-18

The 4Cs recently came to an agreement with the System Office on Professional Development allocation guidelines for the rest of this academic year (2017-18) as follows: Principal Bargaining Unit Members: Tuition reimbursement of up to $3000 a semester orconference expenses up to $2000 a semester. Professional society memberships up to $500 a semester. Part-time Bargaining Unit Members: Tuition […]

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Professional Development Grants

Professional Development Grants

Principal bargaining unit members will see a $900 professional development grant in their 3/29 paycheck. Please note that it will be income subject to taxes. You may remember that this “grant” is available because the money came from “pots” of money that the 4Cs had set aside for several uses, such as tuition reimbursement, sabbatical […]

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Promotion, Tenure and Sabbatic Leave Application Deadline: January 16

Promotion, Tenure and Sabbatic Leave Application Deadline: January 16

We want to take a moment to remind members of changes that were approved the members in the 2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The deadline for Promotion, Tenure and Sabbatic Leave applications is now the first day of the spring semester: January 16, 2018. It was also agreed that the President of the college can approve extensions, and […]

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Job Security in Times of Consolidation

Job Security in Times of Consolidation

The union has received many emails from members asking about job security if “Students First” is approved on December 14. Consistent with 2011 SEBAC Agreement, there shall be NO loss of employment for permanent employees (hired prior to July 1, 2017) through June 30, 2021. Protection from job loss does not apply to: Expiration of […]

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