The P3A Executive Council is pleased to announce that Bob Rinker, CSEA/SEIU Local 2001 Executive Director will be joining us for the P3A meetings at the dates and times listed below:
- Thursday, April 25, Room MCR3, CSDE Middletown, 12pm;
- Tuesday, April 30, Room 307A, CSDE Hartford,11am.
The purpose of the meetings is to respond to retirement questions. If you have other questions, please send an email message to P3A Secretary Marcus Rivera at firstname.lastname@example.org and include “P3A” in the email subject heading. Someone on the P3A Executive Council will respond. The May 9, 2013 meeting at BESB has been cancelled; Bob already presented to sister state worker bargaining units there. All P3A members are welcomed to attend these two April meetings (BESB, BRS, CSDE, DCS and DDS). Please feel free to bring your lunch.
Option to Retain Grandfathered Normal Retirement Date under SEBAC 2011
By now P3A members for whom the “Grandfathered Normal Retirement Date under SEBAC 2011” option would apply, should have been contacted by their agency’s Human Resources bureau. At CSDE, the Bureau of Human Resources (BHR) has scheduled information sessions on Monday, April 22, 9-10am, Room 307A, and Tuesday, April 23, 9-10am, Room MCR3, CSDE Middletown, for eligible CSDE employees. For CSDE employees with questions, please leave BHR a message at the following mailbox: BHRRetDateOptionSDE@ct.gov.
A number of items have been posted on the P3A website:
P3A Pay Tables can currently be found here. If you have information for P3A members that would be useful, please send an email message to Marcus at email@example.com for P3A Executive Council review. Please include “P3A” in the email subject heading.
HEP Chronic Care Bonus
For those active state employees who thought they should have received a HEP Chronic Care Bonus, the Comptroller’s Office has set
up a process for members to report non-payment. Employees should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860.702.3560 (this is a voice mailbox for HEP issues). They should email or leave in the voice mailbox their name, employee ID number, phone number and indicate that they did not receive a HEP payment.
McCusker Memorial Scholarship Applications
Throughout the 50+ year history of the McCusker Scholarship, CSEA has awarded approximately 1,000 scholarships totaling over $1,000,000.00!We give great thanks to all the CSEA councils, chapters and individuals that have contributed over the years. This year’s McCusker Scholarship application will, for the first time, include an essay question. This year’s essay question will be: “What was the Bread and Roses strike, and how did it benefit working families?” Directions and requirements for submission are on the cover letter of the application. All applications must be in the office by Monday, June 3, 2013, with accompanying materials due by Monday, June 10.
P3A & CSDE Summer Picnic
The P3A and CSDE Summer Picnic will be held at Nevers Park in South Windsor on Friday, June 7. Please save the date!More information will be shared soon.