Labor’s Statements on Fiscal Stability Commission’s 2.0 Recommendations

The Connecticut AFL-CIO, Connecticut Education Association, AFSCME Council 4, and AFT Connecticut made the following statements in response to the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth’s 2.0 recommendations: Salvatore Luciano, Executive Vice President of the Connecticut AFL-CIO: “Christmas appears to have come early for the richest 1% in Connecticut. At least, that’s what the…

Stand Up for Human Rights This Saturday at the State Capitol

To mark the beginning of a year-long campaign to celebrate and commit Connecticut to Human Rights advocacy, the CT Human Rights Partnership is having a #StandUp4HumanRightsCT kickoff rally in Hartford this Saturday, September 8th. The campaign aligns with the United Nations campaign of the same title and commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration…

Haddam-Killingworth Teachers Start the Year with a Splash

Forget the crowded auditorium and the motivational speeches. At Haddam-Killingworth schools, convocation is about dunk tanks, pool races, DJs, and human games of Hungry Hungry Hippos. “All that fun and energy, that’s who we are as people, and it’s what makes us successful as teachers,” says Haddam-Killingworth Education Association President Donna DiGregorio, who came to…

Guilford Education Association Serves Up a Day of Fun and Fellowship

Following their convocation this morning, Guilford teachers were treated to a pizza lunch, courtesy of the Guilford Education Association. “We want to celebrate our teachers—about 320 GEA members—and welcome 18 new educators into our district,” said GEA President Regina Sullivan, a physical education teacher at Guilford High School, where the back-to-school celebration was held. “It’s…