Press Room

Eugene Scalia has spent his entire career making life more difficult and dangerous for working people.
After years of grassroots organizing, Connecticut will finally catch up to our neighbors – Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey – who have already passed a $15 minimum wage.
The $15 for CT Coalition congratulated House Democrats today after the Connecticut House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
On Wednesday, February 22, leaders and members of IAM Local 700 will donate $1,500 to the “Meals on Wheels” program in Middletown.

On Tuesday, February 21, at 2:00 PM, construction workers, contractors, legislators, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and the Mayors of Middletown and New London will hold a press conference to oppose the proposed changes to the prevailing wage threshold law in Connecticut.

Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to the news about the closing and laying off of fire fighters at the UConn Health Center and Southbury Training School.
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in response to Andrew Puzder withdrawing as the Labor Secretary nominee.
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.