Press Room

The Connecticut AFL-CIO Executive Board elected Sal Luciano to serve as President at their meeting on Friday.

Three frontline workers will join an American democracy expert & a Waterbury faith leader to hold an “Alternatives to Austerity” budget presser on Monday, Feb. 11 at 11:00 AM.
For both furloughed federal workers and those working without pay, they will miss a second paycheck by the end of the week.
We are extremely disappointed that the legislature did not even have the courage to bring minimum wage up for a vote this year.
On Saturday, April 28, local workers, advocates, elected officials & students will gather at the Workers Memorial in Bushnell Park for a ceremony to honor workers who have died or suffered illness or injuries on the job.
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 first day of its twelfth biennial political convention at the Hartford Hilton on Friday, April 6.

Our members have long called for an end to divisive rhetoric that all too often distorts the real record of the hard-working women and men in Connecticut state service.

On Tuesday, labor leaders released a report responding point-by-point to the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth’s recommendations.

On Friday, March 16, at 8:00 a.m., there will be a rally and short speaking program in support of the workers at Porcelen Specrail in Hamden that have been out on strike for two weeks. The approximately 60 workers went out on strike on March 5 for fair wages, affordable healthcare, and retirement benefits.

Elected officials, workers, and community groups will rally with the workers as they begin collecting donations for the strikers. Speakers will include Connecticut AFL-CIO President Lori Pelletier, Rep. Robyn Porter, Rep. Matt Lesser, and community group leaders.