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P3B Call for Nominations

P-3B bargaining unit elections and a Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at CSEA headquarters, 760 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. Read More: Call for Nominations 2016 P3B

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CSEA has begun negotiating successor agreements with the state of Connecticut

CSEA has begun negotiating successor agreements with the state of Connecticut over 7 state bargaining unit contracts that are set to expire on June 30, 2016.  These negotiations follow months of listening sessions, contract surveys, and the formation of negotiating committees.   We are facing a difficult bargaining environment due to budget uncertainty at the state and certain lawmakers are already calling for concessions.  In order to win a fair contract we are going to need to be ready to mobilize to fight at the capitol in the coming months.   Stay tuned.

 

 

 

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CSEA P-3B Contract Survey

Click Here To Complete The Survey!

 

Dear P3B Member:


Our current CSEA P-3B Contract with the State of Connecticut expires on June 30, 2016. 

Your elected leadership is preparing for negotiations and we need your input. We need to know what issues are most important to you. Please fill out the attached survey no later than October 13, 2015.
What we will be able to win in these negotiations depends on your active involvement. We have formed our negotiating team and our team is only as strong as the membership behind it. We have made a demand to bargain and will soon commence negotiations with the state.
Please note that these negotiations will include all issues other than pension and healthcare, which by statute are bargained in coalition with all state employees. Our pension and healthcare agreement does not expire until 2022.*

Thank you for your participation!
Roland Bishop
P3B Council President 

Click Here To Complete The Survey!

 

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CT State Pension plans

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Radon Detected in Garner Correctional Institute (GCI)

Click here for information pertaining to radon being detected in Garner Correctional Institute (GCI)

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P3B Council Elections

P3B Council Elections

July 9, 2014, 5:30 P.M.

NOMINATIONS:  Nominations were submitted to the P3B Council in accordance with the P3B Council Bylaws.  This nominations report has also been posted on the CSEA website (csea-ct.com).

P-3B bargaining unit elections and a brief Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at CSEA headquarters, 760 Capitol Avenue, Hartford.

By this notice, and in accordance with P-3B By-laws, the Nominating Committee hereby presents to the membership the list of nominees:

  • President (also automatic delegate to the CSEA Executive Council): 
Roland Bishop
  • Vice President:
Erik Jones
  • Treasurer:
Stephaine Darden
  • Secretary:
No nomination
  • CSEA Executive Council Alternate:  
Paula Dillon
  • McCusker Trustee:
Janet Brutcher
  • Auditors:
 Jeff Beiler, Bill Shallah and Valerie Smith

According to our P-3B By-laws, members elected to office will serve up to a two-year term concluding in 2016. Descriptions of officers’ responsibilities may be found in the P-3B By-Laws located on CSEA’s website at www.csea-ct.com/p3b.

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P3B Council Meeting and Election for P3B Council Treasurer

 P3B Council Meeting and

Election for P3B Council Treasurer

January 15, 2014 at 5:30 P.M.

NOMINATIONS:  Nominations were submitted to the P3B Council in accordance with the P3B Council Bylaws.  The nominations report is here distributed and has also been posted on the CSEA website.

P-3B bargaining unit elections and a Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at CSEA headquarters, 760 Capitol Avenue, Hartford.

By this notice, and in accordance with P-3B By-laws, the Nominating Committee hereby presents to the membership the list of nominees:

  • Treasurer:                                     Stephaine Darden Freeman

According to our P-3B By-laws, members elected to office will serve up to a two-year term concluding in 2014. Descriptions of officers’ responsibilities may be found in the P-3B By-Laws located on CSEA’s website at www.csea-ct.com/p3b.

 

SAVE THE DATE

P3B Council Meeting and Election

     Wednesday, January 15, 2014    —   5:30 p.m.  —   CSEA Headquarters

         P3B Council Elections

 

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Call for Nominations

NOMINATIONS DEADLINE:
Nominations are due by 4:30 p.m. on December 13, 2013 

Subsequent to the nominations, the P3B Council Meeting, including a Nominations Report, will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at CSEA headquarters, 760 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. 

By this notice, and in accordance with P-3B By-laws, the Nominating Committee hereby calls for nominations for the following P-3B position:

  • Treasurer

According to our P-3B By-laws, members elected to office will serve the remainder of a two-year term.

If you are interested in serving or nominating a P-3B colleague, please forward your nomination to P3B Council Nominating Committee c/o Jeff Beiler.  Please leave a message for Jeff at 860-463-1650 or in writing  to Jeff Beiler, P3B Nominations Committee Chair, CSEA, 760 Capitol Ave., Hartford CT 06106.

NOMINATIONS DEADLINE:  December 13, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.  We will also post the nominations report on the CSEA website starting four weeks prior to the election.

SAVE THE DATE

P3B Council Meeting

NEXT MEETING DATE  —
January 15, 5:00 p.m. food/ 5:30 p.m. meeting
CSEA Headquarters, 760 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
 

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P3B Council Meeting Dates

P3B Council Meeting Dates

  • January 15, 2004
  • March 12 2014
  • May 7, 2014
  • June 11, 2014
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Special Open Enrollment For State Employees Following The Supreme Court’s Invalidation of the Defense of Marriage Act

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) that effectively barred samesex married couples from being recognized as “spouses” for purposes of federal law. As a result of that ruling, the Health Care Cost Containment Committee has agreed to a special open enrollment period that will run from July 9, 2013 until September 13, 2013, to give state employees and retired state employees in a same sex marriage the opportunity to elect for health insurance. Prior to the Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA, State employees were required to pay Federal taxes and social security taxes on the benefits of their same sex spouse. The federal income tax burden may have discouraged some employees from enrolling a same sex spouse in health benefit coverage.

Before the Supreme Court’s ruling, heterosexual married couples were able to provide health benefits to a spouse on a tax-free basis but samesex married couples were not. This meant that state employees or retirees providing health benefit coverage for a same sex spouse under the state’s health plan paid the premium for the spouse’s coverage on a post-tax basis and were taxed on the imputed value of benefits provided to a same-sex spouse. For the roughly 800 state employees and retirees currently covering a same sex spouse, the Comptroller’s Office is working on modifying the records on a global basis through CORE-CT to adjust premium shares from a post-tax to a pre-tax basis and to modify federal income and Social Security taxes year to date. The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor are expected to issue guidance concerning how the Supreme Court’s decision will affect the administration of some 1,000 federal laws. It is presently unclear how the ruling will impact federal income tax returns filed in prior years or whether the IRS will establish specific procedures for same-sex couples to seek refunds based on filing status or payment of federal income and Social Security taxes on the imputed value health benefits to a same-sex spouse.

Special Enrollment Period – The special open enrollment period began July 9, 2013 and end on September 13, 2013. During this period, enrollment is limited to state employees and retirees who did not previously enroll their same sex spouse. You will be required to provide a copy of your marriage certificate at the time of enrollment.

CSEA will work to provide further information on this subject as it becomes available.

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