Press Room

CT working families need an economy that puts them first. With this bill, CT can create thousands of good-paying cannabis jobs that will strengthen our communities and help to speed our economic recovery.
This fund will help potentially thousands of essential workers – healthcare workers, first responders, grocery store workers, bus drivers, corrections employees and many others – who contracted the novel coronavirus on the job through no fault of their own.
More than three-quarters of Americans support workers' efforts to organize a union at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama.
President-elect Joe Biden’s selection of Dr. Miguel Cardona to lead the Department of Education is a sorely needed transition away from the backward values and atrocious record of Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Today, the labor movement lost a true hero for working people. As a retired steelworker and member of USW, Ed Gomes knew what it was like to work for a living and brought that experience to the state legislature every day.

Too many of America’s workers are being killed on the job and face dangerous working conditions. The latest data from the U.S.  Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries shows that workers of color are especially high risk. 

From the State House to the U.S. House of Representatives, pro-worker candidates won up and down the ballot throughout Connecticut.
Each day in this country, an average of 275 workers die because of occupational illness and injuries. In Connecticut, there were 48 workplace deaths in 2018 alone.
America has lost one of the greatest jurists in our nation’s history. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her career defending the Constitution and the everyday working people who bring that document to life.
At the Connecticut AFL-CIO's Thirteenth Biennial Political Convention today, delegates endorsed pro-worker candidates from the U.S. House to the State House.