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Jozii one of three showing books

Nov. 3, 2023

Thanks to our Jozii Ruiz and AFT's Reading Opens the World initiative, underserved families in the Hartford area have access to books to help kids cope.

AFT's Melanie Boyer has the story.

Rob Sutton with Army in Sarajevo

Meet some of our members who are serving or who have served in the military.

Thank you for your service!


Oct. 10, 2023

Election'23 is Nov. 7, and AFT-CT is out with its list of endorsed candidates in municipal races throughout Connecticut.

Our VP for Political Activities, Dawn Thomas, has more.

CT governor's seal

Oct. 6, 2023

Governor Lamont and Comptroller Scanlon Announce Connecticut Residents Can Now Sign Up for Prescription Drug Discount Card

Free Discount Card Enables Consumers To Receive Savings on Certain Prescription Drugs

Details in this news release from the Lamont administration 

delegate group portrait

Sept. 15, 2023

We sent 19 delegates to the 2023 CT AFL-CIO convention at Foxwoods, passing 15 resolutions, including one to stand in support of the UAW, whose members went on strike against the "Big 3" automakers on the convention's second day.

Randi Weingarten with Bill and other CT activists at 2022 get out the vote rally

Sept. 4, 2023

Labor Day message from AFT President Randi Weingarten


July 5, 2023; Updated with video Aug. 4, 2023:

Ten members ranging in experience from new activist to officer complete a member organizing workshop, building a foundation to build engagement and grow our union's power.

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July 1, 2023

We've renewed the memorandum of agreement on recruitment and retention stipends for specific nursing titles to June 2024, and the MoA on nursing overtime to January 2024.

Bill swears in Shaneé

July 1, 2023

Shaneé Reid brings a vision of unity to VP membership activities.

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June 29, 2023

President Bill Garrity has the latest in this video update.