Press Room

The Connecticut AFL-CIO, AFT Connecticut, AFSCME Council 4, and SEIU Local 1199NE made the following statements in response to Gov. Lamont’s budget address.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education endorsed the following candidates for the special election.

The Connecticut AFL-CIO Executive Board elected Sal Luciano to serve as President at their meeting on Friday.

Three frontline workers will join an American democracy expert & a Waterbury faith leader to hold an “Alternatives to Austerity” budget presser on Monday, Feb. 11 at 11:00 AM.
We applaud Gov. Lamont and the legislature for recognizing the severity of the problem facing our unpaid federal workers during the shutdown and quickly creating a no-interest loan program.
Every day this senseless and manufactured crisis drags on, real families with very real bills are harmed and millions are denied the vital services we deserve.
The Waterbury Building Trades Council unanimously voted to cancel their annual Christmas luncheon and instead donate their $1,000 budget for the event to the Center for Human Development Hospitality Center in Waterbury.
Christmas appears to have come early for the richest 1% in Connecticut. At least, that’s what the ‘Yacht Club Commission’ was hoping for.
Last night was a resounding victory for working people all across our great state.
Connecticut AFL-CIO President Lori J. Pelletier will resign from the state’s largest labor federation on Friday, November 30.