Connecticut AFL-CIO


There is a clear choice for president and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka explains why Hillary Clinton is best for working families and our great country.
LaDonna and Mike made Oreos for Nabisco until greedy CEOs chose profits over people and sent their jobs to Mexico. They talk about friendship, solidarity in the face of job-loss, and who they think will work tirelessly to save American jobs.

Celia and her coworkers have been working to get Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to recognize the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 at the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Recent News

CT AFL-CIO Response to Ad Targeting William Petit

Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to ads targeting state representative candidate Dr. William Petit:

“The ads by the political action group ‘Labor United for Connecticut’ targeting Dr. William Petit are stunning and extremely distasteful.

“The Connecticut AFL-CIO has not contributed any money to the PAC that put together these terrible ads and we have not coordinated with them in any way.

While Donald Trump continues to excoriate immigrants from South and Central America, the AFL-CIO is ramping up programs to help them unionize and gain political power. A forum recently held in Washington, D.C., highlighted what the labor movement will be doing to provide Latina working women with the tools they need to win better standards of living and security for the future.

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke with CBS News before the second presidential debate in St. Louis. He talked about Hillary Clinton’s character, her stance on trade policy and why union members continue to dump Donald Trump. Watch the video.

At a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump asks the audience how many are union members. Somehow, he's surprised to find "not many." That's because union members know Trump is wrong for working families.

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