Press Room

From the State House to the U.S. House of Representatives, pro-worker candidates won up and down the ballot throughout Connecticut.
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.

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.

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.