Press Room

The Waterbury Building Trades Council unanimously voted to cancel their annual Christmas luncheon and instead donate their $1,000 budget for the event to the Center for Human Development Hospitality Center in Waterbury.
Christmas appears to have come early for the richest 1% in Connecticut. At least, that’s what the ‘Yacht Club Commission’ was hoping for.
Last night was a resounding victory for working people all across our great state.
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.
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.