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We are pleased to inform everyone that the Tenative Agreement was passed!  Please check back here for an update on when you can expect to receive your payments.

Applications are now being accepted for the Local 749 Scholarship.  You must be a dependent of a current Local 749 AFSCME dues-paying member in good standing.

Here are some of our more recent and key Memorandums of Agreement, Memorandums of Understanding, and Stipulated Agreements.  Click on the each one to review.

Stipulated Agreement In Re 9-10-21 Bail Stip - 1/27/2022

Supervisory & Lead IAR Voluntary Weekend Pay - 9/10/2021

The January 26, 2022 trustee elections resulted in all three terms being filled.   At a specal call meeting, the following Members were nominated and elected:

* Andrew Samsel for the 3-year term

* Rich Gaudiosi  for the 2-yearterm

* Bryan DiDonato for the 1-year term

All three members ran unopposed. Congratulations to the newly elected.  They will receive training from Council 4 and will continue to audit the Local per the constitution.

The Executive Board truly appreciates members stepping up to various positions.  Thank you!

A stipulated agreement was reached  as a result of the Judicial Branch and CSSD violating the previously agreed upon stip.

Wayne Hill passed on October 21, 2021. Wayne was a Juvenile Detention Officer at Hartford Juvenile Detention. His co-workers will remember him for his strong, quiet demeanor and his smile that lit up the room. In addition to working at Juvenile Detention,  Wayne was a husband,  father of six and a proud veteran. Our thoughts and prayers are with Wayne's family and friends during this difficult time. Please consider assisting the family by donating to Go Fund Me page. 

NOTICE OF REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS ELECTIONS

Nov. 2, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18 at locations statewide
For the following offices: Regional Vice President

AFSCME Local 749 hereby calls for elections for Regional Vice Presidents at the dates and locations listed below. All meetings will start at 6:00 p.m. Nominations will be taken at the start of the meeting. Once nominations are closed, if necessary, a secret ballot vote will immediately take place.

Sisters and Brothers,

AFSCME Local 749 and the Judicial Branch have reached a tentative memorandum of understanding (MOA) regarding work hours, pay differentials and shift swaps for Bail Commissioners, Supervising IAR Specialists, Lead IAR Specialists, IAR Specialists and IAR Specialist Trainees.

Sisters and Brothers,

AFSCME Local 749 leadership is working hard to preserve your workers’ rights. Local 749 has worked hard to ensure that the employer is providing a safe work environment through the Collective Bargaining Agreement since the beginning of the pandemic. Local 749, along with Council 4 representatives, have conducted site visits, addressed member concerns, and conducted monthly meetings with Management to make sure you have a safe workspace to go to.