VSEA’s Week In Action Newsletter: July 10, 2020

This Week:

State Refuses To Extend COVID-19 Side-Letter Agreement With VSEA

VSEA Judiciary Unit Members’ Activism Leads CAO To (Finally) Investigate Court Manager’s Alleged Racist Remarks

Now Is The Time To Send A Letter To Secure Funding For State Colleges!!

Vermont State Colleges Unit Ratifies One-Year Extension Of Current Contract

Next Week’s Steward Training Being Conducted, Via Zoom

State Ethics Commission Seeks Public Input

Quote Of The Week!

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COVID-19 Agreement Status Alert!

The COVID-19 Side Letter Agreement between the Scott Administration and VSEA​’s Executive Branch Units is set to expire on July 4th. The VSEA remains agreeable to extending the COVID-19 Side Letter Agreement. I am writing to let you know that, at this moment, the State has not agreed. The Administration has said it is not inclined to extend the COVID-19 Side Letter Agreement in its current form. VSEA believes that the provisions of the current Side Letter are as important and relevant now as they were when first agreed. Today, VSEA again requested that the Administration reconsider and agree with VSEA to extend the current COVID-19 Side Letter Agreement. We await the response.

Please direct your questions about how this impacts your particular agency or department to your Department of Human Resources Representative.

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VSEA’s Week In Action Newsletter: July 2, 2020

This Week:

Newest VSEA Bargaining Unit Ratifies First-Ever Contract!

On July 4th Shop Union!

Important BOT Election Ballot Deadline Approaching!

July Steward Training Being Conducted, Via Zoom

Upcoming VSEA Council Meeting Also Being Conducted, Via Zoom

Delta Dental Supplemental Plan’s July Premium Holiday Reminder

Quote Of The Week!

Salt In The Wound. More Than 1,000 Vermont Immigration Employees Get Furlough Notices

UVM Faculty Union Files Formal ULP After Being Left Out Of COVID Planning

National AFL-CIO Creates Website For “Workers Impacted by COVID-19”


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