Category: Unions

Call for Nominations for 4Cs Statewide Officers

Call for Nominations for 4Cs Statewide Officers

The 4Cs has opened nominations for statewide and chapter elections. The statewide election will take place from April 3 through April 22, 2019. As in the past, the 4Cs will utilize online voting software to conduct the vote. Members must be in good standing to run for office and vote within the election. Please review […]

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4Cs Leadership Discusses New Member Engagement

On Saturday, September 15, 4Cs Chapter Chairs and Delegates were invited to attend a meeting to discuss better ways to engage new members! Ideas were exchanged, tools were previewed, and challenges were discussed.  We will be implementing new ideas throughout the year!

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Together We Rise

Together We Rise

4Cs members are committed to stick together in our union, despite today’s decision by the Supreme Court that makes it easier for anti-worker extremists to rig the economy further by dividing working people. We won’t let any court case stand in the way of our fight for the good, union jobs that our communities need. We know […]

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Take the “Union Challenge!”

Take the “Union Challenge!”

Powerful billionaires are using the Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME to further rig the economy against working families. We won’t let any court case stand in the way of our fight for the good union jobs our families, communities, and country need. (Learn more about the the Janus v. AFSCME case from this link […]

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Norma Rae Challenge

Norma Rae Challenge

As you know, the 4Cs is expecting a decision in the the Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME that may change how our union functions in the future (learn more here). 4Cs members will not let any court case stand in the way of our fight for the good union jobs our families, communities, and country need. […]

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Register Now for the 4Cs Membership Conference

Please join the 4Cs for our 2018 Membership Conference on Saturday, April 28 at the Mystic Hilton. The agenda and registration can be found here. Workshops will include preparing for retirement, promotion and tenure, contract questions and answers, labor history, conflict resolution, the politics of public higher education, and more! Our lunchtime speaker will be […]

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February 26 Visibility Events and How You Can Support Us — America Needs Unions

February 26 Visibility Events and How You Can Support Us — America Needs Unions

Join fellow workers across Connecticut to rise up against the rich and powerful who are using the Supreme Court and Janus v. AFSCME to divide us. Unions and supporters will be at the following locations on Monday, February 26 at noon-1pm: Hartford Supreme Court (Capitol Ave) UConn-Storrs Student Union New Haven City Hall (Church St) Stamford Government Center […]

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case That May Have Major Impact on Public Employee Unions

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case That May Have Major Impact on Public Employee Unions

This semester you will be hearing a lot about a case that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, starting with oral arguments on Monday, February 26 – Janus v. AFSCME. This case has the potential to make “Right to Work” law in all 50 states. This case would likely overturn Abood v. Detroit, where the […]

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4Cs Consolidation Comments

4Cs Consolidation Comments

The 4Cs submitted comments on November 20 in opposition to the proposed consolidation. Read the 4Cs full statement here. The 4Cs is encouraging our members to attend the BOR meeting on Thursday, December 14. The meeting will take place at 10am at the CSCU System Office, Regents Boardroom, ground floor, 61 Woodland Street in Hartford. There will be […]

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4Cs Delegate Assembly Votes to Oppose the CSCU Restructuring Draft Proposal

4Cs Delegate Assembly Votes to Oppose the CSCU Restructuring Draft Proposal

On November 4, the 4Cs Delegate Assembly held its first meeting since the CSCU Restructuring proposal was presented at the October 19th BOR meeting. The Delegate Assembly voted to oppose the Students First plan as proposed. Concerns were voiced by the elected representatives from our twelve community college campuses; all of the concerns centered around […]

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