The State police will not be guaranteed the same increases as those described in SEBAC because they did not accept the wage changes, but there is still a pending employment contract that will bring a potential increase in costs to the state, as it addresses budgetary challenges. Under the SEBAC agreement, the state must provide the same wage increases and job security for any other bargaining unit that “aims to protect the job security of the 2017 SEBAC agreement,” regardless of whether or not the bargaining unit falls under the Connecticuts Office of Labor Relations. State tax lawyers – a small six-member unit of the Revenue Services Department, which was added to the P-5 state administration and bargaining unit – received a 11 percent pay increase, combining two general salary increases of 3.5 percent with two 2% increases and a bonus. The Department of Assistant Attorneys General, established in 2016 only, had a specific report in the SEBAC agreement, in which it stated that the unit “will negotiate and communicate the provisions of its collective agreement” and will be “governed by the other parts of the SEBAC 2017 agreement.” The cost of health care can vary from place to place in Connecticut, as they do in other states. This means that smart purchases in the health sector can help you pay less if you need care. Using United Healthcare/Oxford`s high-quality suppliers and facilities – those that provide better quality care at a lower cost – saves money for you and the state. The SEBAC agreement negotiated in 2017 by Governor Dannel Malloy and state union leaders guaranteed two general wage increases of 3.5 per cent, as well as level increases of about 3 per cent in wages, bonuses and protection against redundancies between 2019 and 2021, in exchange for a three-year pay break between 2016 and 2019. Click here for a copy of the Official Bargaining Agency (SEBAC) agreement, which runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2027. Since the first SEBAC agreement – a 1989 arbitration decision – SEBAC and the State have negotiated eight agreements that have changed public servants` health and pension benefits, created new levels of benefits for workers, changed public contributions to the public employee pension plan (SERS) and/or achieved budget savings through staff concessions.
The Adjudicator granted a 3 per cent increase to assistant supervisors in 2019 and 2020. The government had forecast only a 2.5% increase in 2019. This article has been updated with details and a link to the arbitration agreement and cost analysis of the ATIA. According to Fae Brown-Brewton, Under-Secretary of State at the Office of Policy and Management, salary increases for assistant attorneys general were based on the SEBAC agreement, although she argued that the 2% increases were a “significant change” in SEBAC, since the pace increases would generally be closer to a 3% increase.