Press Room

Sal Luciano, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, testified on Friday before the Finance Committee to urge the legislature to begin closing the wealth gap by passing a progressive revenue package.
Last week, in a rare move, the entire Connecticut Congressional delegation jointly submitted testimony in support of raising the minimum wage in the state.

Three low-wage workers, a national economist, legislators, and a faith leader will hold a press conference on Thursday, March 7 at 10:00 a.m.

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.
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.