At a workshop on Marketing, Taxes and Saving for Retirement, members paused to tell state lawmakers and the new OEC Commissioner Beth Bye about problems they have had getting paid by Care4Kids since changes were made to computer software.
Click here for an interview with President Queen Freelove featured in the CT News Junkie online newspaper: https://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20190118_child_care_providers_wait_for_payments_as_state_transitions_to/
Since our meeting the Union has met with the Commssioner and OEC has taken the following steps: 1.) added 10 more staff to reduce the backlog; 2) added weekend hours: https://www.ctcare4kids.com/contact-center-extra-hours/ and expedited redeteminations.
Union leaders have also testified at the Education Committee public hearing on March 6th.