Press Room

This is an effort to violate the constitutional rights of every law-abiding American and the labor movement will not stand for it. Not today. Not ever.
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.

On Tuesday, February 21, at 2:00 PM, construction workers, contractors, legislators, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and the Mayors of Middletown and New London will hold a press conference to oppose the proposed changes to the prevailing wage threshold law in Connecticut.

Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to the news about the closing and laying off of fire fighters at the UConn Health Center and Southbury Training School.
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in response to Andrew Puzder withdrawing as the Labor Secretary nominee.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO, the federation of unions representing over 200,000 union members, endorses Gregory Cava for State Senator in the special election for the 32nd Senate District.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO, AFSCME Council 4, and AFT Connecticut made the following statements in response to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget address.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO, the federation of unions representing over 200,000 union members, endorses Dorinda Borer for State Representative in the special election for the 115th House District, which covers part of West Haven.
President Donald Trump has announced three executive orders addressing immigration that are an affront to core union and American values.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO, CT Building Trades, AFT Connecticut, and AFSCME Council 4 made the following statements in response to Governor Malloy’s proposed changes to prevailing wage, MERS, binding arbitration, and regionalization of services.