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Please find the attached 2015 Advanced Degree Stipend instructions and forms from CT Department of Education, Bureau of Human Resources. Please contact the Union office with any further questions.
Ed Leavy has been elected SVFT President. The final tally was 710 votes for Ed and 134 votes for challenger Joe Scarduzio from the Stratford School for Aviation. Please click on the link below to view individual school results.
Ed's election has created a vacancy in the Executive Union Representative position. Members who are interested in running should contact Nicole at the union office soon since the candidate statements can be included in the October issue of our newsletter. Candidates should also contact Andy Taddei, Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee. The special election will be held on November 4, 2015.
Members who have completed three years (or the equivalent) of full-time service are eligible to become part of the SVFT Sick Bank. The deadline to sign up is November 1. For details and forms, click here: Sick Bank Info
An accident is an unpredictable event, difficult if not impossible to prevent – like when a meteor lands in your living room. Workplace deaths, unfortunately, are much less rare than meteors. They are also much more predictable. Decades of research and practice in workplace safety and health have identified the most common workplace hazards – and proven strategies for prevention.
If employers were to implement these strategies more consistently and effectively, thousands of workers who have died on the job would be alive today.
At the General Membership meeting on May 13, 2015, several proposed changes to the SVFT Constitution & By-laws were voted on. Members can view the latest edition of the SVFT Constitution & By-laws by clicking here: SVFT Constitution & By-laws Effective 5/13/15