Press Room

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.
"Every worker in this state has the right to a safe and healthy workplace," said Ron McLellan, chair of the Connecticut AFL-CIO Health & Safety Committee.
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.
Lori J. Pelletier, President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, made the following statement in response to ads targeting state representative candidate Dr. William Petit.