Union Updates: Clinical Ladder and Workplace Violence Committee

CLINICAL LADDER ALERT:   Please check if you are up to date for you 6 month and yearly reviews.  All departments have a list with dates.  If not up to date please contact your manager immediately; don’t let the chance to demonstrate your hard work go unnoticed.  Remember, part of professionalism is being responsible.

Edward Jones Retirement Planning

Join us for the Edward Jones presentation Put Your Retirement Plan to Work

Date: Thursday October 27, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Location: Jim Barbarie's Restaurant, 47 Padanaram Road, Danbury CT 06811

Light refreshments will be served.

Please call 203-775-0818 or helen.curtin@edwardjones.com by Wednesday October 26, 2016 to reserve seat for you and a guest.

Nominations for Officers

October 11, 2016


To all dues members:

Nominations are now open for all officers and four delegates.


Secret Ballot elections, to be held on  November 10, 2016 during  General Membership Meeting,

Danbury Nurses’ Union Office, 18 Great Plain Rd. , Danbury, Ct. 06810

8:00 am to 8:30 pm.


Union Liasion Training

First Opportunity is Union Liaison Training—formerly called Unit Representatives. There is one training sessions being offered on two separate dates, 10/14 & 10/15, same training. We are trying to work around schedules, come learn about what a Union Liaison is all about.  

See attached flyer for details. Please RSVP to aft5047unit47@gmail.com  we need to place food order.

Health and Safety Committee Training

Second Opportunity is to become part of the Hospital Safety Committee. We are looking to train eight committed members to serve as union representatives on the Hospital Safety Committee.  Job safety is not an accident! We must learn how to be vigilant for work place safety to happen.  OSHA guidelines provide for union presentation on this committee. You will learn how to be an effective member and what the safety committee can and should be doing.  See attached flyer for dates. You must attend all three initial sessions. Preventing injuries is worth your time.