Press Room

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.
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.
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777 will donate over 6,700 pounds of food that was collected during their fourth annual food drive to the United Labor Agency, a community services organization affiliated with the Connecticut AFL-CIO.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to the EPI report on public sector compensation.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to the Machinists’ successful contract negotiations with Pratt & Whitney.
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.