Ed Hawthorne


Ed Hawthorne (AFSCME) was unanimously elected President at the Connecticut AFL-CIO’s fourteenth biennial Constitutional Convention on Oct. 29, 2021.

Hawthorne, a member and Vice President of AFSCME Local 269, worked as a hearing officer for the Connecticut Department of Labor. He currently serves as President of Western Connecticut Area Labor Federation and was a member of the Connecticut AFL-CIO Executive Board prior to his election as President.