Oct
04
When: Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 - Friday, Oct 6, 2017, (All day)
Where:

Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338

The twelfth biennial Connecticut AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention will be held from Wednesday, October 4 through Friday, October 6, at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. An official "Call to Convention" was sent to all affiliates in the first week of August.

NOTE to AFFILIATES: If you have not yet received your convention mailing, please contact [email protected] as soon as possible so we can quickly send you the convention information.

agenda Highlights for 12th Biennial Constitutional Convention

Wednesday, October 4th

  • President’s Report: Lori Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO
  • Legislative Report: Sal Luciano, Executive Vice President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO
  • Speaker: MaryBe McMillan, Secretary-Treasurer of the North Carolina AFL-CIO
  • Panel: Threats & Challenges to the CT Labor Movement
  • Speaker: Fred Redmond, International Vice President of the United Steelworkers
  • Celebration: 60th Anniversary of the Connecticut AFL-CIO

Thursday, October 5th

  • Caucuses to Nominate Vice Presidents
  • Speaker: DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League Players Association
  • Nominations & elections for Executive Board members, Trustees, and Executive Officers
  • Lunchtime workshops
  • Speaker: Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO
  • Panel: Why It’s Important for Labor To Be Involved in the Political Process
  • Fundraiser: United Labor Agency Cocktail Reception

Friday, October 6th

  • Breakfast: In Celebration of Organizing
  • Speaker: Rick Levy, Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas AFL-CIO
  • Award: Political Courage Award presentation
  • Swearing In of Executive Officers, Trustees, and Executive Board

*All agenda items are tentative and subject to the approval of the convention delegates