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West Haven Water Pollution Control workers are among the many Council 4 members spreading holiday cheer across the state.

A new report shows the harmful consequences of contracting out public services.

Council 4 mourns the loss of retired AFSCME Local 1303 leader Edward "Eddie" Zimnoch, who died suddenly Dec. 11 at age 65.

Check out some union-made-in-America ideas for your last minute holiday gift shopping, including toys, clothes, wine and beer.

We know that money can be a big obstacle when it comes to higher education. That’s why AFSCME provides scholarships to help members and their families reach their educational goals.


Council 4 is raising questions about the negative impact of hospital facility fees on state employees and taxpayers as a whole.

The 4-Word is Council 4's bi-monthly newsletter, reaching more than 30,000 members and retirees. Check out our most recent edition.

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