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.
Any new deal must raise wages, ensure workers’ rights and freedoms, reduce outsourcing and put the interests of working families first in all three countries.
Judge Kavanaugh has a dangerous track record of protecting the privileges of the wealthy and powerful at the expense of working people.

A teacher, firefighter, paraeducator, janitor, administrative assistant, and other workers stood on the steps of the Connecticut Supreme Court on Wednesday to denounce a judicial attack on their freedom to negotiate a fair return on their work.

LORI PELLETIER: President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO

We have never depended on any politician or judge to decide our fate and we aren’t about to start now.

HARTFORD – Workers, labor leaders, and community supporters will hold a press conference on Wednesday, June 27, at 4:00 p.m. to respond to the Supreme Court decision released this morning on the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case.

HARTFORD – Delegates to the Connecticut AFL-CIO’s Twelfth Biennial Political Convention today endorsed the following candidates.

The Connecticut AFL-CIO, the umbrella federation of Connecticut unions, will hold the second day of its twelfth biennial political convention at the Hartford Hilton on Friday, June 22.