We Make Connecticut Happen

When you spend some time with James Carey, you realize that public service and AFSCME activism run in his blood.

June 22, 2020--Ledyard School Paraprofessionals have not let the COVID-19 crisis prevent them from gaining a real voice on the job, as evidenced by their decisive vote to join Co

The news media last week thrust state employees' contractual benefits into the spotlight following Governor Ned Lamont's public remarks at his daily COVD-19 (novel coronavirus) briefing.

Jeanette Morrison of AFSCME Local 2663 (P-2 State Social & Human Services) has always been charismatic and outgoing.

AFSCME praised today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that extends protections under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to millions of LGBTQ workers.

Front-line public service workers are critical to fighting this pandemic and re-opening our economy. America can do neither if we lay them off. Tell Congress to do its part to fund the front lines and pass state and local aid for public services. 

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