Press Room

Kevin Lembo is exactly the kind of elected official our state and our nation needs – someone who is smart, hard-working, kind, and always working with the utmost integrity. His resignation is a major loss for Connecticut.
Delegates to the Connecticut AFL-CIO’s fourteenth biennial Constitutional Convention unanimously elected Ed Hawthorne (AFSCME) as President and Shellye Davis (AFT) as Executive Vice President today.
The entire labor movement is grieving as the nation lost a true champion for working people. From his early days as a coal miner to President of the 12.5 million member AFL-CIO, Trumka dedicated his entire life to championing workers’ rights.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to the State Bond Commission voting to give $32 million to AQR Capital, a Greenwich hedge fund.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to Minority Leader Themis Klarides’s and Governor Malloy’s post-election remarks where they claimed that candidates who lost were outworked.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to Tuesday’s election results.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to ads targeting state representative candidate Dr. William Petit.