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Paraeducators "Living Wage" Mobilization Meeting
Wed, 02/15/2023 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This virtual meeting is organized by a coalition of labor unions representing public school paraeducators, including MEUI Local 506. The purpose is to develop a collective legislative action strategy to secure living wages, more professional development, and a stronger voice in planning and placement meetings for our students.
Agenda includes a discussion of efforts to build on last year’s passage of legislation implementing recommendations of the school Paraeducator Advisory Council to improve paras' working conditions further.
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CT AFL-CIO, MEUI, AFT CT, CSEA, C4 AFSCME, CEUI, UAW
Kate Sullivan Communications Coordinator
No cost for members.
Connecticut Essential Worker COVID-19 Relief Fund
If you are an essential worker who was affected by COVID-19 during the pandemic we invite you to apply for financial relief from the new Connecticut Essential Worker COVID-19 Assistance Fund.
With double-digit infection rates, rises in pediatric cases, backlogs at testing facilities, and shortages of testing kits, the Board of Education (BOE) Union Coalition is calling for new, more stringent safety standards and protocols to reflect the situation we’re in and further prevent the pandemic from tightening its grip on Connecticut’s schools and communities. Click Full Press Release Statement
In response to the latest COVID-19 surge, leaders of our coalition of unions representing school district employees have revised the 13 core principles for safe and healthy schools. We are providing them to state officials with a simple demand; take action now before attempting to resume in-person learning after the winter break. Click The 13 Core Principles Regarding Safe School Buildings
Legislators say proposed school cuts
would shift burden to towns