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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

April 24, 2020 -- Frontline workers from the Department of Correction spoke out Friday to call attention to the agency’s failure to protect workers and inmates in Conne

New Britain, CT, July 28, 2017 – Council 4 AFSCME, the union representing East Windsor public service workers, has filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) complaint against the town for violating the legal rights of union members under the Municipal Employees Relations Act (MERA).

Bridgeport, CT, June 1, 2017 – AFSCME Local 1522, the union representing approximately 400 employees at the Bridgeport Health Care Center, is holding a press conference today at 3:30 p.m. to shine a spotlight on their mistreatment by owner/operator Chaim Stern.

Hartford, CT, May 22, 2017 – The union representing state Judicial Branch and Criminal Justice employees today criticized the Malloy administration’s appointment of 13 Superior Court Judges – with an additional four to be nominated – in the middle of an economic crisis.

For Immediate Release
April 26, 2017 -- Members of AFSCME Local 1214, representing employees at Charter Oak State College and the Connecticut Distance Learning Center in New Britain, presented a $750 donation to the Saint Francis Hospital Foundation in Hartford.

Bristol, CT, March 20, 2017 — The union representing non-certified school employees in Bristol credited the Board of Education for making significant strides in improving labor-management relations and employee morale. 

Originally published in CT News Junkie, March 5, 2017.

March is Women’s History Month, when we honor the vital role women have played in shaping our country. It’s a time for recognizing the strides we’ve made on gender equality and for resolving to correct the injustices that persist.

By Rudy Demiraj
Published in CT News Junkie, Feb. 5, 2017

Listening to the constant attacks and criticisms of Connecticut state employees compelled me to write on behalf of the brave and courageous men and women who work alongside me at the Connecticut Department of Correction.

For Immediate Release
New Britain, CT, Jan. 24, 2017 – The union representing North Branford town employees is critical of discussions that could lead to the outsourcing of dispatch operations to Branford.

Council 4 Executive Director Sal Luciano expressed doubt that shuttering North Branford’s dispatch center will provide savings or improve public safety.