AFSCME Local 749

Connecticut Judicial Employees, Local 749

& Criminal Justice Employees Bargaining Unit

Affiliated with Council 4 (Connecticut)
of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO

Reduction in Force Information

Join statement by Judicial Unions Re: Layoffs, June 23, 2016.

Statements by Judge Carroll, AFSCME Local 749 Re: Court Closures, June 14, 2016.

Statement by Dan Livingston, Chief Negotiator, SEBAC, Re: State Layoffs, May 11, 2016.

Statement by Charles DellaRocco, President, AFSCME Local 749, Re: Judicial Branch Layoffs, May 3, 2016.

Statement by Dan Livingston, Chief Negotiator, SEBAC, Re: State Layoffs, May 11, 2016.

Please read the Local's Layoff Bulletin regarding employee rights during a reduction in force,
and Judical Branch Notice regarding 4-month extension of health benefits.

We urge every member to contact their State Legislators. The attached pre-written script will assist with points to make during that contact.

Please read Chief Justice Rogers' electronic memo regarding a reduction of force in the Judicial Branch, dated April 13, 2016.

At this time, Local 749 does not have a list of the effected members for all anticipated layoffs. If you have received a pink slip, believe you may, or have another layoff related question, email, do not call, our layoff taskforce coordinator, Tracey Doulens, at

Click here for Judicial and DCJ and Public Defender Seniority Lists.

For the Latest News click here.
Stewards, click here for forms and other resources.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Regional Vice President Dana Beecham-Brown, Giovanni Gagliardi, Frankie Williams, and Local 749 President Chuck DellaRocco. Gagliardi (along with Judicial Marshal Sgt. Mark Burgess) saved Williams' life during a medical emergeny at Hartford Juvenile Courthouse on June 15, 2016. Gagliardi was honored by AFSCME Local 749 at the North Central Regional Meeting in Hartford, September 15, 2016 (see accompanying press release).

The Local @ 290 Pratt Street, Meriden, CT 06450

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Mission Statement: "Local 749 exists to improve working conditions through Collective Bargaining and ensuring contractual compliance by having a solid network of trained and active officers and stewards. Our driving values are Communication, Integrity, Equality, Honesty and Accountability to our members."

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