Press Room

On October 19, Girl Scouts in the 7th grade or higher will have the opportunity to don a hard hat and get hands-on experience with work in the building and construction trades.
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 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.
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.