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Wanted: Members in patient-care positions to represent UHP on the UConn Health Employee Safety and Health Committee (informally known as the worker's comp committee)

We are always looking for members who step up their involvement by joining a UHP committee or by representing UHP on UConn Health or affiliate committees. Find a committee that interests you and get in touch with the appropriate contact person -- Active members grow our union's power!



The May episode of the AFSCME Council 4 podcast "Council 4 Unplugged" covers the proposed UConn Health public-private partnership. Guests include Chris DeFrancesco, our vice president for communication. 

Take a listen!


A note from AFL-CIO President Rich Trumpka about the fight for a $15/hour minimum wage nationwide: 


Saturday, November 3rd: 2 Shifts of Labor Walks

MERIDENGOTV Labor Walk for Ned Lamont, Jahana Hayes & Mary Abrams
8:30 AM - 12 PM and 1 - 4 PM, Meriden Federation of Teachers, 35 Pleasant Street, Meriden

HAMDENGOTV Labor Walk for Ned Lamont, Jorge Cabrera & Kara Rochelle
8:30 AM - 12 PM and 1 - 4 PM, Operating Engineers 478, 1965 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden

Sunday, November 4th: Afternoon Labor Walk

GROTONGOTV Labor Walk for Ned Lamont, Bob Statchen, Chris Conley & Joe de la Cruz
1 - 4 PM, LIUNA 547, 268 Thomas Road, Groton

DANBURYGOTV Labor Walk Ned Lamont, Jahana Hayes, Julie Kushner & other endorsed candidates
1 - 4 PM, Connecticut Healthcare Associates, 24 Shelter Rock Road, Danbury

SOUTHINGTON AreaGOTV Labor Walk for Ned Lamont, Jahana Hayes, Vickie Nardello & Joe Aresimowicz
1 - 4 PM, Meriden Federation of Teachers, 35 Pleasant Street, Meriden

Monday, November 5th & Tuesday, November 6th

10 AM - 6 PM, Connecticut AFL-CIO, 56 Town Line Rd, Rocky Hill


Who are the candidates endorsed by AFT-CT?

Who are the candidates endorsed by CT AFL-CIO?


Ask the Candidates: Which Side Are You On?


Please see this message from 1st VP Ivonne Hamm about this exciting and important training opportunity. 


Please see this important message from AFT President Randi Weingarten.


Friday at noon we are crowding as many UConn folks as we can--employees, faculty, students--into the Legislative Office Building to send the message to our elected officials loud and clear: Come up with a state budget that works for working people and that doesn't threaten to decimate our University and shutter the state's only public academic medical center.


In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the legislature unexpectedly passed a state budget package that, if signed into law, would be catastrophic for you, your family and your community. This two-year fiscal blueprint rolls-back collective bargaining rightseliminates good jobs and hikes middle and working class taxes.

Click here to send a message to the governor urging him to follow-through with his pledge to veto this anti-worker budget.

Click on for more from AFT Connecticut.