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CT AFSCME Members Celebrate Passage of Landmark PTSD Legislation

Thanks to the hard work by AFSCME Council 4 members, police and parole officers and firefighters in Connecticut who have PTSD can collect unemployment and receive medical coverage.

Larry Dorman, AFSCME Council 4 |
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NQSA Winner Marie Cetti and K-9 Uno: A Level of Companionship Like No Other

Marie Cetti is a winner of AFSCME’s Never Quit Service Award. For her and K-9 Uno, going above and beyond the call of duty is almost a part of the job description.

AFSCME Staff |

On Capitol Hill, AFSCME Member Urges Congress to Renew Loan Repayment Program

Funding this new loan repayment program is an important way for Congress to show respect for the work we do and the people we serve.

Pablo Ros |

AFSCME Supports IDEA Full Funding Act

The IDEA Full Funding Act would ensure that every child with a disability has sufficient access to educational opportunities.

Pete Levine |

An AFSCME Strong Victory for Injured CT Police Officers

Connecticut cops earn back pay after working through their union.

Larry Dorman, AFSCME Council 4 |

AFSCME Rallies with Marriott Hotel Workers Who Demand ‘One Job Should Be Enough’

Saturday’s rally in Boston’s Fairmont Copley Plaza was the latest show of unity among employees of the largest hotel chain in the world.

AFSCME Staff |

From East to West, AFSCME Law Enforcement Officers Never Quit

Pablo Ros |

School Days: Outreach Program Connects Police and High School Students

In Derby, Connecticut, AFSCME-represented police officers are a constant presence in the local high school. They’re providing lessons in civic engagement.

Larry Dorman, Council 4 |

Running a Marathon for a Good Cause

One of AFSCME’s Connecticut members is running in the Boston Marathon this year for a great cause.

Larry Dorman, Council 4 |

As Puerto Rico Struggles, AFSCME Members Step Up to Help

Even as Puerto Rico struggles to get back on its feet, AFSCME members persevere and lend a hand.

Kevin Zapf Hanes |

A Father’s Words Inspire a Lifetime of Service

This dedicated Connecticut public service worker makes sure people get enough to eat and have the necessary education and training to find meaningful work.

AFSCME Staff |

Connecticut State Workers Sacrifice for the Good of Their State

Connecticut public service workers sacrificed for the financial good of their state but also won key victories and protections for themselves in their new contract.

Larry Dorman |

Activists Share Ideas, Develop Best Practices to Strengthen AFSCME

At the first of many planned AFSCME activist exchanges, 18 activists shared ideas and strategies to strengthen our union.

Ashley Jenkins and Raju Chebium |

Council 4 Members Fight Back to Protect Collective Bargaining in Connecticut

Connecticut public workers fought off more than 100 attempts to cut their collective bargaining rights.

Larry Dorman, Council 4 |

National Law Enforcement Week: Honoring Heroes Who’ve Sacrificed

National Law Enforcement Week honors fallen law enforcement officers and pays tribute to the vital role they play in keeping their communities safe.

Pete Levine |